Shrew w/ Internal Organs 1767 scarce original antique engraved print
$ 39.95

Le Musaraigne

Issued 1767, Amsterdam by Schneider.

Engraved by C.F. Fritzsch.

Rare Dutch printing of Buffon; 1 of only 200 examples printed.

Fine original scarce antique mammal engraving, printed on quality hand-made paper which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.

In near Very Good or better condition, slight waviness to sheet which is entirely normal for hand-made paper of this era [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].

The printed area remains pleasing, a nice impression of an interesting and uncommon 18th-century image that would look great framed.

Sheet measures c. 9 1/2" W x  11 1/2" H.

Engraved area measures c. 5 7/8" W x  7 1/2" H.