Antique Elephant and Ivory Prints

Historical elephant prints showing various scenes in several countries.
Prints are in good condition unless otherwise noted. Antique prints naturally show some signs of age and use.

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"Hannibal's Zug durch die Alpen" (Hannibal crossing the Alps with elephants)

Wood engraving published 1881. On the reverse side is text about the Celts and Alps.
Light spotting in lower margin.

Image: 16 x 10.5 cm ( 6.2 x 4.1")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT252926

Croc a elephant de la collection de Mme S. de Rothchild

"Croc a elephant de la collection de Mme S. de Rothchild"

Wood engraving ca 1875. Included is a separate page of text about this staff made of ivory.
The text ( in French ) about the carved details of the ivory continues on the reverse side.

Image: 22.5 x 15 cm ( 8.8 x 5.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. MILITARY245952

"Elefantenfang in Suedindien" ( catching an elephant in southern India )

Wood engraving ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

10 x 12.5 cm ( 3.9 x 4.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT252161

"Mammut-Herde in der Eiszeit"

Wood emgraving printed in color made after a painting by Wilhelm Kuhnert.
Published 1904. Vertical centerfold.

23 x 32 cm ( 9 x 12.5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT246317

"Histoire Naturelle"
"Fig. 1. Elephant...."

Copper engraving from the Encyclopedia by D. Diderot and J. d'Alembert. It was published in Paris ca 1770.
Attractive contemporary hand coloring. Upper margin has been widened.

15.5 x 19 cm ( 6.1 x 7.4 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT241808SOLD

"Elephanten bei der Arbeit auf einem Zimmerhofe in Birma"

Wood engraving of elephants working at a lumber yard in Burma.
Published ca 1875. Reverse side is printd ith unrelated text.

Image: 15.5 x 23 cm ( 6.1 x 9")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT253251

Fang eines wilden elephanten vermittelst zahmer Elephanten. (Catching a wild elephant with tame elephants)

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed. Light creases in lower left.

23 x 32 cm ( 9 x 12.5 ")

$ 35.00


"Auf der Elfenbeinjagd" (hunting for ivory)

8-page article with 7 text photos published 1909.
The article described the early days of hunting elephants for their ivory tusks!

Page size: 24 x 16cm ( 9.4 x 6.2")

Price for the 8 pages: $ 65.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT253516

Elefantenjagd am Kongo (Elephant hunt in Congo)

Wood engraving after Alb. Richter ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.

24.8 x 17 cm ( 9.7 x 6.6 ")

$ 25.00


"Die weissen Elefanten von Siam von Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg"

Article with text photos published 1911. Text continues on reverse side.
On the reverse side are 5 more photos with elephants.

Page size: 35 x 25 cm ( 13.7 x 9.8")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT254465

"L'Elephant de Porus"

Toned lithograph after Viktor Adam published 1884.

This image shows a scene from the battle between Alexander the Great
and King Porus of India on the Hydaspes River in 326. It was the last
battle of Alexander.

Image: 13 x 9 cm ( 5.1 x 3.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT252414

"New India mit seinen lendern..."

Woodcut of an early exploration ship and a woodcut of an elephant carrying soldiers/explorers
on the reverse side.Interesting text about early discovery of India and decription of elephants.

Published in "Cosmographia"

By Sebastien Muenster (1488-1552)

Condition is very good. considering the age of this print
Small repairs on lower margin edge.
Some traces of age and use.

Published in Basel, 1553 (German edition)

Page size: 31 x 19 cm ( 12.2 x 7.4")

Order Nr. INDIA255583SOLD

"L'Elephant Blanc du Roi de Siam "

Toned lithograph after Viktor Adam published 1884.

One of the famous rare white elephants owned by the King of Siam ( Thailand ).

Image: 13.5 x 9 cm ( 5.3 x 3.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT252413

Der Elfenbeinhandel. Austellung der Zaehne in der Antwerpener Verkaufshalle.
( Ivory trade. The exhibition of the tusks in a hall in Atwerp.)

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse ide is printed.

32 x 22 cm ( 12.5 x 8.6 ")

$ 50.00


Elfenbeinhaendler and der Westkueste Afrikas.
(Ivory dealers on the west coast of Africa)

Wood engraving after Max Kligelhoefer ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

12.7 x 19.2 cm ( 5 x 7.5 ")

$ 30.00


Das Austellungspalast von 1867. Elfenbeindreherei im franzoesischen Theil der Maschinengalerie.
( From the exhibition palace of 1867. Ivory carving and polishing in the French part of the maschine galerie. On the wall is a sign "Ivoireie Moreau.")

Wood engraving ca 1867. Revere side is printed.

9 x 10.5 cm ( 3.5 x 4.1 ")

$ 35.00


"von den Thieren der Erden"
"Elephantenmeister / Nasenhorn / Rhinoceros, Cap. 42"
"Elephant/ Helffant / Elphas, Cap. 43"

Wood cuts of the Rhinoceros and Elephant from a page out of the book titled: " Vollstaendiges Kraeuterbuch oder das Buch ueber all drey Reiche der natur..................."

By Adam Lonitzer ( Loncier ) (1528-1586 ), Peter Uffenbach and Balthasar Ehrhart. Published in Augsburg, 1783.
Original hand coloring. On the reverse side is text about herbs. Some signs of age and use.

Page size: 28 x 17.5 cm ( 11 x 6.8 " )

Order Nr. ELEPHANT245917SOLD

Der Elfenbeinhandel. Transport der Zaehne im Congostaat.
( Ivory trade. Transport of the tusks in Congo.)

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed. Tiny repaired tear in right margin.

32.5 x 24 cm ( 12.7 x 9.4 ")

$ 35.00


Elephantenfang in Siam. Am Eingang des Kraal.
(Elephant Capture in Siam (Thailand). At the entrance to the fence.)

Wood engraving ca 1870. Reverse side is printed.

15 x 22 cm ( 5.9 x 8.6 ")

$ 25.00


"Skelet einer eiszeitlichen Elephanten Art ( Elephas intermedius Jourdan)"

Wood engraving printed in color1904.

14 x 20 cm ( 5.5 x 7.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT246320

Tigerjagd in Indien. (Tiger hunting in India with Elephant)

Wood engraving after a drawing by Hugo Angwitter dated 1895.
Reverse side is printed.

25 x 17.5 cm ( 9.8 x 6.8 ")

$ 25.00


Manufacture of Cutlery

Saw-Grinding, Tempering Files, Musical Knife in the Museum of the Louvre, ancient Eygptian Knives and Lancets, Swords and Halberts, time of HenryVII, Cutting Ivory for knife handles.

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

Page size: 35 x 25 cm ( 13.7 x 9.8 ")

$ 45.00


Die Reise des englischen Thronfolgers nach Indien. Ein Jagdabenteuer in Nepaul.
( Journey of the English throne heir to India. Hunting adventure in Nepal.)

Wood engraving ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

24.8 x 23.4 cm ( 9.7 x 9.2 ")

$ 40.00



Print shows various aspect of ivory from the cutting of the tusks on a live elephant and carving the ivory.

Wood engraving by H. Linton after Pastelot, 1858. Reverse side is printed.

32 x 22 cm ( 12.5 x 8.6 ")

$ 60.00


Elephantenfang in Siam. Uebergang ueber den Fluss.
(Elephant capture in Siam. (Thailand). Crossing the river.)

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

11.5 x 22.2 cm ( 4.5 x 8.7 ")

$ 30.00


Elephantenfang in Siam. Das erste Hemmniss.
(Elephant capture in Siam. (Thailand). The first stage.)

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

13 x 22. cm ( 5.1 x 8.6 ")

$ 35.00


An Indian Hunting Trophy

Wood engraving dated 1876. Reverse side is printed. Lower margin is narrow.

24 x 21.5 cm ( 9.4 x 8.4 ")

$ 25.00


Stelldischen zu einer Tigerjagd in Indien.
( (Begin of a Tiger hunt in Indien with elephants)

Wood engraving ca 1870. Reverse side is printed.

22 x 32.7 cm ( 8.6 x 12.8 ")

$ 30.00


"Durch eine Elephanten gezogene Kanone bei der english-ostindischen Armee"

Wood engraving prublshed 1879. Reverse side is printed with unrelated text
Overall light natural age toning.

Image: 15 x 22.5 cm ( 5.9 x 8.8")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. ELEPHANT254925

Hunting Prints

Deer Elk and Moose

Hunting Prints by Johann Elias Ridinger

Hunting Dogs

Game Birds



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