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Three-flowered Styphelia of New Holland.

Three-flowered Styphelia. Andrews, Henry C. Three-flowered Styphelia. " Styphelia triflora." London: Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author, No 5 Knightsbridge. 1797-1815
Original coloured engraving of the Three-flowered Styphelia from Henry Andrew's " The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants" .
The plate shows the Three-flowered Styphelia a native of Australia Printed in black and coloured by hand by Andrews; plate number and upper part of image, shaved at top, due to size of image.
Haworth (ESTC); Dunthorne 8, Nissen 2382. 267 by 210mm (10½ by 8¼ inches).    €80
Stock No. 2404 - Natural History full description

The Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia of the West Indies.

The Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia Andrews, Henry C. The Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia "Cordia Sebesten." London: Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author, No 5 Knightsbridge. 1797-1815
Original coloured engraving of theWaved-flowered Brunsfelsia from Henry Andrew's " The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants".
The plate shows the Waved-flowered Brunsfelsia a native of the West Indies. Printed in green and coloured by hand by Andrews; some minor spots; upper margin shaved: no plate number.
Haworth (ESTC); Dunthorne 8, Nissen 2382. 267 by 210mm (10½ by 8¼ inches).    €100
Stock No. 2412 - Natural History full description

Tsipoúra, Sea Bream.

Black Sea Bream. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Black Sea Bream. "1.Scathare Grec. Scatharus Grecus. Cuv. 2. Canthere Breme. Cantharus Brama." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Fish from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The image shows 2 varieties of the sea bream, with outline details of heads and profiles.
The species Scatharus graecus [Fam. Sparidae] from South Greece (French Exp. Moree) was described by Valenciennes (1830). It was never found again and the type is now lost (Hureau & Monod, 1973).
S.graecus probably is a synonym of Spondyliosoma cantharus. Very light toning; scattered spotting colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 465 by 287mm (18¼ by 11¼ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2851 - Natural History full description

The Golden Jackal of the Morea.

The Golden Jackal Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt.- Impre. de Langlois. The Golden Jackal "Chacal de Moreé. Canis aureuc. var moreotica." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the Golden Jackal from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The Golden Jackal was first described by French naturalist Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire during the Morea expedition. Although earlier travel narratives had mentioned its presence, these were not considered trustworthy. Moreover, the species seen and described by the French was endemic to the region. Bory de Saint-Vincent brought back pelts and a skull.

The image drawn by J.G Prêtre shows the Jackal above a diagram of it's skull . Generally bright and clean; small spot to upper edge.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 466 by 290mm (18¼ by 11½ inches).    €450
Stock No. 2834 - Natural History full description

The Little Gull, Dressed for Love.

The Little Gull Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Migneret sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. The Little Gull "Mouette pygmée en plumage d'amour." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the Little Gull from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.." Toned; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 457 by 291mm (18 by 11½ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2839 - Natural History full description

The Greater Short-toed Lark & The Black-headed Bunting

Greater Short-toed Lark.  Black-headed Bunting Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Migneret sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Greater Short-toed Lark. Black-headed Bunting "Alouette calandrelle. Allouda arenaria. Vieille(ot) variété. 2. Bruant mélanocéphale. Emberiza melanocephala.Scop(oli)." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the Short toed Lark and the Black headed Bunting from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."
The image shows two birds. Evenly toned; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 457 by 291mm (18 by 11½ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2838 - Natural History full description

Sea Creatures.

Crustaceans. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Crustaceans. "Crustacé." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Crustaceans from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."

The image shows a selection of crustaceans , mainly in outline, lobsters, prawns and shrimp with 3 in full colour.
. Light toning; light water stain to lower right corner; scattered spotting ; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 465 by 290mm (18¼ by 11½ inches).    €65
Stock No. 2854 - Natural History full description

Dusky Grouper & Parrotfish.

Dusky grouper/ Serranus gigas; Parrotfish/ Scarus cretensis Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Dusky grouper/ Serranus gigas; Parrotfish/ Scarus cretensis "1. Serranus Gigas. Cuvier 2.Scarus Cretensis. Aldrovande." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Fishfrom Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."

The image shows the Parrotfish "Scarrus Cretensis" [Sparisoma cretense] and the Dusky Grouper "Serrannus Gigas"[Epinephelus marginatus], with outline details of heads scals and profiles. Very light toning; scattered spotting colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate; light creases to upper right corner.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 469 by 293mm (18½ by 11½ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2850 - Natural History full description

The Female Kestrel.

Common Kestrel-Falco tinnunculus Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Massard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Common Kestrel-Falco tinnunculus "Cresserelette, femelle. Falco tinnunculoides. Natt." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of the female Kestrel from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.." Generally toned; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate..
Navari- Blackmer:169; 463 by 290mm (18¼ by 11½ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2837 - Natural History full description

Sea Shells

Shells. Bory de Saint-Vincent, Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie [ Jean-Baptiste-Geneviève-Marcellin ] J.G Prêtre pinxt. - Guyard sculpt. Impre. de Langlois. Shells. "Mollusque c.." Paris et Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault 1832-6
Scarce original hand coloured lithograph of Shells from Bory de Saint- Vincent's" Expédition scientifique de Morée, entreprise et publiée par ordre du gouvernement français. Travaux de la section des sciences physiques.."

The image shows a selection of sea shells, showing both the internal and external features of the bi-valves.
. Very light toning, darker at extreme top edge; scattered spotting; colors bright; tiny wormhole to lower right corner of plate.
Navari- Blackmer:169; 465 by 290mm (18¼ by 11½ inches).    €250
Stock No. 2852 - Natural History full description


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