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Antique Shark Prints

A selection of our historical prints of sharks. Please contact us if you are looking for particular shark prints. All prints show normal age toning and are in Very Good condition unless otherwise noted.

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1. Spirule. 2. Spondyle. 3. Spongodium. 4. Squale (Requin)

Wood engraving after E. Guerin ca 1840. Very attractive original hand coloring.

Page size: 28 x 18 cm ( 11 x 7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SHARK234872


"Pesce Cane - Carcarias vulgaris" (Shark, Haifisch)

Beautiful lithograph from the "Atlante Zoologico Popolare" published in Naples (1863) by Giovanni Boschi. The lithograph was made by Raimondo Petraroja. This work comprised eight volumes of most known animals, even some that are now extinct. The books were published from 1863-1879. In the lower margin is the lithographers blind stamp. The original hand coloring is superb.

Fine lithograph by Raimondo Petraroja after A. di Lorenzo. Extra page of text in Italian about this fish.

Minor signs of age and use. Very light spotting on right margin.

Page size: 27 x 38.5 cm ( 10.6 x 15.1 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. SHARK238528


"Le Pelerin"

Wood engraving with text in French about pelerin sharks published 1844.
Text continues on reverse side.

Page size: 26 x 17 cm ( 10.2 x 6.6 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SHARK246486


"Der Haifischfang" ( Shark Fishing )

Wood engraving ca 1875. The image is surrounded by an article ( in German ) about sharks.
Reverse side is printed with unrelated text.

11.7 x 15.7 cm ( 4.6 x 6.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SHARK238578


Selache grandissima.

Copper etching by Corsi after Pretre, ca 1800. Original hand coloring.

Print has wide margins and is very clean except for light browning on upper margin edge.
One small rubbed area on right margin edge.

Page size: 25 x 16.5 cm ( 9.8 x 6.5 ")
Length of fish: 14.3 cm ( 5.6 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. SHARK9011


Chimera artica.

Copper etching by Corsi after Pretre, ca 1800. Original hand coloring.

Print has wide margins and is very clean except for light browning on upper margin edge.
One small rubbed area on right margin edge.

Page size: 25 x 16.5 cm ( 9.8 x 6.5 ")
Length of fish: 13.5 cm ( 5.3 ")

$40.00

Order Nr. SHARK9012


"The White Shark"

Wood engraving ca 1870. Reverse side is printed. Light spotting.

Length of shark: 14.5 cm ( 5.7" )

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SHARK238576


White Shark Dolphin Wolf Fish Sea Eagle

Copper etching, ca 1800.
Print is very clean. Three vertical fold lines. Fraying on lower left margin.

Page size: 20.5 x 26 cm ( 8 x 10.2 ")
Length of white shark: 18 cm ( 7 ")

$90.00

Order Nr. FISH9015


"German Ein Sternhund/ ein Flackhund / ein Punterhund......"
" Galeus Canis uel Canicula Plinij, Rondeletio......."

Type of print: Woodcut

Author: Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

Publiation: "Historiae Animalum"

Published: Zurich 1554

Text in Latin and German.

Some spotting. Light fraying of lower margin edge. Page is uneven.

Page size: 33.5 x 22 cm ( 13.1 x 8.6 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. SHARK238581

Reverse side:

"Galeus stellaris Rondeletij..."
"Germa. F. Ein Thosnhund / Hundfisch...."


Reverse side:

"Haec pictura Carchariae Canis ad Sceleton olim nobis facta est."

Type of print: Woodcut

Author: Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

Publiation: "Historiae Animalum"

Published: Zurich 1554

Text in Latin and German.

Some spotting. Light creasing in lower margin. Page is uneven.

Page size: 34 x 22.5 cm ( 13.3 x 8.8 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. SHARK238580


"Gall. Galeos omnes nostri........( Chien de mer)"
"Germanice Hundfisch appellantur, id est Canes pices..."

Type of print: Woodcut

Author: Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

Publiation: "Historiae Animalum"

Published: Zurich 1554

Text in Latin and German.

Lower left margin corner has been added. Small repair on upper margin edge.
Page is uneven. Minor signs of age and use.

Page size: 34 x 22 cm ( 13.3 x 8.6 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. SHARK238582


No Title.

At the bottom of the page is an image of a sawfish (carpenter shark) being caught.

Steel engraving by Henry Winkles after G. Heck ca 1850.

A few light spots. Minor signs of age and use.

25 x 19.6 cm ( 9.8 x 3.7 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. SHARK238579


"Hammer Headed Shark Spyrnius zygaena"

Wood engraving 1875. Reverse side is printed.

10.5 x 12.5 cm 4.1 x 4.9 ")

$ 15.00

Order Nr. SHARK245430


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