Jablonsky - Jablonsky Butterflies or Moths - 1784/1804

Description
Jablonsky - Jablonsky Butterflies or Moths - 1784/1804
Entomology - Quantity: 2 - Book related object

Two pages. Tables VIII and XXV with butterflies from the work by Carl Gustav Jablonsky titled: Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten: Schmetterlinge or Natural History Survey of Insects, Including Related Foreign Ones: Butterflies. This work was published by Pauli / Reimer in Berlin between 1783 and 1804.
The species Pap.eq.Tr. Anceus and Pap. Eq.Tr. Agenoz are depicted in illustration VIII.
Illustration XXV displays the species Pap.Eq.Ach. Menelaus and Pap. Eq. Ach. Achilles.
In marvellous condition. The press edges of the etching plate are visible. They are originally coloured. Illustration Tab. VIII has a small tear which has been professionally restored on the verso (see the third photo). Illustration Tab. VIII has part of a watermark, visible at the top.
Dimensions: 22 x 17 cm.

Lot details
Object
Book related object
Number of Books
2
Subject
Entomology
Author/ Illustrator
Jablonsky
Book Title
Jablonsky Butterflies or Moths
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1784
Publication year youngest item
1804
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Pauli/Reimer te Berlijn
Number of pages
2
Dimensions
22×17 cm
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