Antique Bat Prints

A selection of decorative, historical bat prints.

Prints have minor spots and age blemishes. Special flaws are mentioned.

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"Bat-Fowling"

Stipple copper engraving by Samuel Howitt (1756-1822)

A rather ancient method - to catch birds and bats with a source of light by night.

Published in London, dated 1799

Clean. Very good condition.

12,4 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

$  60.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. BATS253268


No title. Bats - At bottom:Anatomy of shrews..

Published in "Museum of Animated Nature"

With related text on reverse side.

London, 1861

Page size:

Light natural age toning

34 x 24 cm (ca. 13.4 x 9.4")

$ 50.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. BATS253225


No title. - Bats.

Anatomy of bats.

Published in "Museum of Animated Nature"

With related text on reverse side.

London, 1861

Page size:

Light natural age toning

34 x 24 cm (ca. 13.4 x 9.4")

$ 50.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. BATS253224


 

"Handfluegler (Chiroptera) Glattnasen - Fruehfliegende Fledermaus ( Vesperugo noctula)

- Blattnasen - Der Vampir (Phyllostoma Spectrum)"

Wood engraving. From a German Natural Science book. Ca.1875

Natural age toning.

Page size: 22 x 15 cm (ca. 8.7 x 5.9")

$ 30.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. BATS253222


"Fliegende Hunde" (Flying Dogs)

Wood engraving illustrating an article about Sumatra

Reverse side has unrelated text print

Printed 1889

27,5 x 19 cm (ca. 10.8 x 7.5")

$ 40.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. BATS253223


bats in winter hibernation

"Fledermaeuse in der Winterruhe" ( bats in winter hibernation )

Wood engraving 1897. Reverse side is printed.

12x 11 cm ( 4.7 x 4.3 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. BAT248930


"Flugfuchs"

Wood engraving ca 1880.

18.5 x 12.5 cm ( 7.2 x 4.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. BAT244848


"Kalong ( Pteropus edulis) 1/3 natuerl. Grosse"

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

12.5 x 10 cm ( 4.9 x 3.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BAT244770


"Mopsfledermaus (Synotus barbastellus) Natuerl. Grosse"

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

10 x 13.2 cm ( 3.9 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BAT244769


"Klappnase ( Rhinopoma micropyllum) Natuerl. Grosse)

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

9 x 11.3 cm ( 3.5 x 4.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BAT244771


"Schedel" (Skulls)

Bat - Flying Dog

Common bat

Hedgehog

Marten

Zibette

Woolfe

Polar bear

Lion

Toned lithograph

Published in "Naturgeschichte"

By Heinrich Rudolf Schinz (1777-1861)

Zurich, 1845

Light general age toning. Some minor traces of age and use.

Page size: 31 x 22,5 cm (ca. 12.2 x 8.9")

$ 50.00 (Please look for discount at top of this page)

Order Nr. ANIMAL253221


"Der Flughund ( Pteropus edulis )

Wood engraving 1875. Reverse side is printed.

8.2 x 9.5cm ( 3.2 x 3.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BAT239307


1. La Chauve-Souris cephalote, 2. La chauve-Souris musaraigne.

Lithograph by C. Motte after Meunier ca 1855. Original hand coloring.
Some light scattered spotting.

16 x 9.8 cm ( 6.3 x 3.9 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. BAT0098


Ordnung III Raubmaeuse

Lithograph by St. Schillinger ca 1860. Fine, original hand coloring.
A few minor scatter spots. Crease in lower image.

30.5 x 25 cm (12 x 9.8 ")

$ 125.00

Order Nr. INSECTIVORA9003


"Les chauves-souris vampires"
( Scene in South America )

Wood engraving by Emile Bayard, 1872. Reverse side is printed.

12 x 15.8 cm ( 4.7 x 6.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. BAT241656


"Le chat volant" (the flying cat)

Wood engraving published 1837. Below the image and on the reverse side is
an article ( in French ) about bats, especially the "Lemut volans - gateopithecus
variegatus, Pallus"

Page size: 25 x 15 cm ( 9.8 x 5.9")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. BAT253208


Ohrenfledermaus (Plecotus aritus) Natuerliche Groese.

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed. The bats are shown in the natural size!

13.3 x 13.3 cm ( 5.2 x 5.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BAT235019


Vampire (Phyllostoma spectrum) 1/4 Natuerl. Groesse"
On the backside is an image of the bat
"Grosse Hufeisennase (Rhinolphus ferrum-equinum)

Wood engraving by A. Mueller , 1893. Backside is printed.

10.2 x 13.4 cm (4 x 5.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. BAT 9120


Chauve-Souris D'Egypte.

1. Rhinolophe Trident. 2. Nyctinome D'Eygpt. 3. Vespertilion Oreillard variete.

Fine copper stipple-line etching by Bouquet and Duhamel from "Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, Histoire naturelle" by Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1809. Each bat is finely shown with absolute detail with every hair on its frontside and exquisite wing detail.

A bit of light browning and fraying on margin edges.

Large folio page size: 68.8 x 50.5 cm (27 x 19.8 ")

$ 375.00

Order Nr. BAT9202


Chauve-Souris D'Egypte

1. Taphien Filet. 2. Nyctere de la Thebaide. 3. Vespertulion Pipistrelle.

Fine copper stipple-line etching by Bouquet from "Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, Histoire naturelle" by Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1809. Each bat is finely shown with absolute detail with every hair on its frontside and exquisite wing detail.
A bit of light browning and fraying on margin edges.

Large folio page size: 68.8 x 50.5 cm (27 x 19.8 ")

Order Nr. BAT9201SOLD


Chauve-Souris D'Egypte

1. Taphien Perfore. 2. Roussette D'Egypte

Fine copper stipple-line etching by Bouquet from "Description de l'Egypte ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, Histoire naturelle" by Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1809. Each bat is finely shown with absolute detail with every hair on its frontside and exquisite wing detail.

A bit of light browning and fraying on margin edges.

Large folio page size: 68.8 x 50.5 cm (27 x 19.8 ")

$ 375.00

Order Nr. BAT9203


"Abendsegler (Vesperugo noctula) Natuerliche Groesse"

Wood engraving by A. Mueller after E. Schmidt , 1893. Backside is printed.

10 x 13.5 cm ( 3.9 x 5.3 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BAT 9125


"Schaedel und Geripp des Kalong. 1/10 natuerl. Grosse)

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

8 x 13.5 cm ( 3.1 x 5.3 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BAT244775


"Geripp des Maeuseohrs. Naturl. Grosse"

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

13 x 4 cm ( 5.1 x

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BAT244776


"Zwergfledermaus ( Nanugo pipistrellis ) Naturl. Grosse"

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

12.5 x 10 cm ( 4.9 x 3.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BAT244773


A. Seligmann: "Der Weg zum Hades" ( Hades = Underworld, god of the underworld)

Going to the underworld proceeded by a bat.

Wood engraving after A. Seligmann ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.
Horizontal centerfold. Light spotting in margins.

30.5 x 23 cm ( 12 x 9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. MYTHOLOGY237444


Fig. 1 La Roussette. Fig. 2. Le Polatouche. Fig. 3. Le Suisse.

Copper etching by Antonio Baretti from "Histoire Naturelle" published 1751 in Paris.
Light creasing in lower left corner margin.

Page size: 40.5 x 26.2 cm (15.9 x 10.3 ")
Image size: 32 x 20 cm ( 12.5 x 7.8 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. RODENT9221


"Hufeisennase ( Rhinolophusferrum equinum) 4/5 Naturl. Grosse"

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

7 x12 cm ( 2.7 x 4.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BAT244772


"Wasserfledermaus ( Brachyotus Daubentonii) Naturl. Grosse"

Wood engraving 1876. Above and below the image is text in German about bats that continues on the reverse side.

9 x 13 cm ( 3.5 x 5.1 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. BAT244774


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