Engraved by NODDER, Frederick & SHAW, George.
Untitled insect print.
The Naturalist’s Miscellany, distinguished by the refined hand-coloured copperplate engravings by F.P.Nodder and the astute naturalist’s writing by George Shaw, was a diverse naturalists’ compendium identified by seventeenth and eighteenth century naturalists spanning the globe. Many of nature’s most fascinating and unusual creatures were discovered during this period. A wonderful print depicting a beetle in the different stages of his life.
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Size: 142 x 230 mm. Copper engraving. Original hand colouring. Fine condition.