Young Alligator Cat Fish African Aquatic Animals 1745 antique engraved print
$ 74.95

A young Alligaotr Drawn from the Life in London, The Cat Fish of Cape Verde, & the Requiem, or Shark from Barbot

(Western Africa)

Issued 1745, London

Fine original antique engraved print.

Printed in the mid-18th century on quality hand made paper as issued which retains its inherent structural flexibility and soundness.

In Good+ to about VG or better condition, normal minor light age toning to sheet, some slight wrinkling, offsetting and/or mostly quite minor foxing, overall the image is very clean and attractive, given its age-- please inspect visual scan closely [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].

The printed area remains visually pleasing, a nice impression of an interesting and somewhat uncommon image.

Any minor defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos.

Sheet measures c. 13 3/8" W x 10 1/2" H.

Engraved area measures c. 10 1/8" W x 6 3/4" H.

Original fold lines as issued.