Animals Cape of Good Hope Zebra Wolf Tiger Wild Goat 1778 antique engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Animals of the Capoe of Good-Hope: Cape Sheep, Wild Ass, Zebra, Wild Goat, Wolf Tiger, & Civet Cat
(Beasts of Southern Africa)
Issued 1778, London
Charming original antique engraved print. Set within an ornate engraved frame like border which adds a most appealing visual impact.
Printed in the late 18th century, the hand made paper has gently age toned as always, but which remains sound, mostly clean & well preserved.
A lovely historic image which is not often seen, and is perfect for display.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws ].
In Good+ to near Very Good or better condition; normal uniform minor age toning to sheet as typical, light waviness and small staining or spotting. Overall the printed image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.
A fascinating antique printed image which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own and display.
Sheet measures c. 13 3/4" H x 8 5/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 10 7/8" H x 6 1/4" W