Smaller Insect Engravings .

Smaller Insect Engravings


Plate 1

 Antique original  exceptionally rare butterfly & moth prints from Johann Christiaan Sepp / Jan Christiaan Sepp (Dutch 1739-1811)  “Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minst geachte schepzelen” 1762-1836. The quality of the engravings and original hand colouring is  precise & intricate .These are mainly from Volume 2   - 1786 - ‎Entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was part of a dynasty of collectors, publishers & print dealers founded by his father Christian Sepp (c. 1700-1775), in Goslar, Germany. Christian established himself in Amsterdam and was an avid collector of butterflies & insects. Christian’s son, Jan Christiaan Sepp joined his father's business and succeeded him on his death. The Sepp publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th &19th centuries.  £20 each unmounted



Plate 3

 Antique original  exceptionally rare butterfly & moth prints from Johann Christiaan Sepp / Jan Christiaan Sepp (Dutch 1739-1811)  “Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minst geachte schepzelen” 1762-1836. The quality of the engravings and original hand colouring is  precise & intricate .These are mainly from Volume 2   - 1786 - ‎Entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was part of a dynasty of collectors, publishers & print dealers founded by his father Christian Sepp (c. 1700-1775), in Goslar, Germany. Christian established himself in Amsterdam and was an avid collector of butterflies & insects. Christian’s son, Jan Christiaan Sepp joined his father's business and succeeded him on his death. The Sepp publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th &19th centuries.  £20 each unmounted



Plate 8

 Antique original  exceptionally rare butterfly & moth prints from Johann Christiaan Sepp / Jan Christiaan Sepp (Dutch 1739-1811)  “Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minst geachte schepzelen” 1762-1836. The quality of the engravings and original hand colouring is  precise & intricate .These are mainly from Volume 2   - 1786 - ‎Entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was part of a dynasty of collectors, publishers & print dealers founded by his father Christian Sepp (c. 1700-1775), in Goslar, Germany. Christian established himself in Amsterdam and was an avid collector of butterflies & insects. Christian’s son, Jan Christiaan Sepp joined his father's business and succeeded him on his death. The Sepp publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th &19th centuries.  £20 each unmounted





Plate 10

 Antique original  exceptionally rare butterfly & moth prints from Johann Christiaan Sepp / Jan Christiaan Sepp (Dutch 1739-1811)  “Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minst geachte schepzelen” 1762-1836. The quality of the engravings and original hand colouring is  precise & intricate .These are mainly from Volume 2   - 1786 - ‎Entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was part of a dynasty of collectors, publishers & print dealers founded by his father Christian Sepp (c. 1700-1775), in Goslar, Germany. Christian established himself in Amsterdam and was an avid collector of butterflies & insects. Christian’s son, Jan Christiaan Sepp joined his father's business and succeeded him on his death. The Sepp publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th &19th centuries.  £20 each unmounted



Plate 12

 Antique original  exceptionally rare butterfly & moth prints from Johann Christiaan Sepp / Jan Christiaan Sepp (Dutch 1739-1811)  “Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minst geachte schepzelen” 1762-1836. The quality of the engravings and original hand colouring is  precise & intricate .These are mainly from Volume 2   - 1786 - ‎Entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was part of a dynasty of collectors, publishers & print dealers founded by his father Christian Sepp (c. 1700-1775), in Goslar, Germany. Christian established himself in Amsterdam and was an avid collector of butterflies & insects. Christian’s son, Jan Christiaan Sepp joined his father's business and succeeded him on his death. The Sepp publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th &19th centuries.  £20 each unmounted






Moths Plate 3
from The Reverend Frances Orpen Morris from the History of British Butterflies & The History of British Moths Each of his prints from his work on butterflies features one species of butterfly. The print was published by John Nimmo, King William Street, Strand, London. or by Groombridge & Sons, of London Lithograph with original hand colour, printed on stiff paper.26.5 x 18 cm £12 ea unmounted



Phalaena Furcula
Original Watercoloured stipple engravings c 1790/1810 of Butterflies, Moths and larval stages unsigned double mounted lined edge etc labelled by hand is spidery script so spelling may be wrong

PhalaenaChoercampa Celesid
Original Watercoloured stipple engravings c 1790/1810 of Butterflies, Moths and larval stages unsigned double mounted lined edge etc labelled by hand is spidery script so spelling may be wrong £25


Caterpillar & Chrysalis os Sphinx
Original Watercoloured stipple engravings c 1790/1810 of Butterflies, Moths and larval stages unsigned double mounted lined edge etc labelled by hand is spidery script so spelling may be wrong

Microscopic View of a White Plumed Moth
from Natural History of England, by Benjamin Martin included within issues of : The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences, 1755&endash;65. Published for W. Owen at Temple Bar 1758. Size, Pl. 13 cm x 20.MEGA RARE £20 engraved and drawn by Benjamin Martin

 
Lepidoptera
Published as the Act directs, 1814, by Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending compiled by John Wilkes(1750-1810, of Milland House, Sussex) and issued in 24 volumes .The majority of the engravings were produced by J. Pass and J. Chapman. Published by Longman ,Hurst Rees orme & Brown, Paternoster Row London . Page size 21 x 27 cm mounted some soiling so £10 ea

The Sea Hermit Crab
from Natural History of England, by Benjamin Martin included within issues of : The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences, 1755&endash;65. Published for W. Owen at Temple Bar 1758. Size, Pl. 13 cm x 20.MEGA RARE £15 engraved and drawn by Benjamin Martin


Hemiptera
Published as the Act directs, 1814, by Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending compiled by John Wilkes(1750-1810, of Milland House, Sussex) and issued in 24 volumes .The majority of the engravings were produced by J. Pass and J. Chapman. Published by Longman ,Hurst Rees orme & Brown, Paternoster Row London . Page size 21 x 27 cm mounted some soiling so £10 ea

Plate XIX. HORIA MACULATA. ;MELOE VARIEGATUS - Female. ;CANTHARIS VESICATORIA, or BLISTER BEETLE. . CANTHARIS NUTTALLI.

from The Natural History of Beetles drawn By JAMES DUNCAN published EDINBURGH: William Home Lizars (Edinburgh, 1788 - 1859) ; S. Highley, 32 Fleet Street, London; and W. Curry, Jun. and Co. Dublin. 1835.hand coloured steel engraving from 'The Naturalist Library' 1840.The engravings were always coloured by artists before publication ie colured as originally sold. Mounted etc £10 each




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Moths Plate 4  
from The Reverend Frances Orpen Morris from the History of British Butterflies & The History of British Moths Each of his prints from his work on butterflies features one species of butterfly. The print was published by John Nimmo, King William Street, Strand, London. or by Groombridge & Sons, of London Lithograph with original hand colour, printed on stiff paper.26.5 x 18 cm £12 ea unmounted



Phalaena Grandis Phalaena Spinnea
 Original Watercoloured stipple engravings c 1790/1810 of Butterflies, Moths and larval stages unsigned double mounted lined edge etc labelled by hand is spidery script so spelling may be wrong £25


Phalaena Dives PhalaenaTumacula Phalaena Flavicornis
Original Watercoloured stipple engravings c 1790/1810 of Butterflies, Moths and larval stages unsigned double mounted lined edge etc labelled by hand is spidery script so spelling may be wrong


Phalaena Trepsida, Phalaena Compressa , Notodonta Trepida
Original Watercoloured stipple engravings c 1790/1810 of Butterflies, Moths and larval stages unsigned double mounted lined edge etc labelled by hand is spidery script so spelling may be wrong £25


Coleoptera Gollathus
 Published as the Act directs, 1814, by Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending compiled by John Wilkes(1750-1810, of Milland House, Sussex) and issued in 24 volumes .The majority of the engravings were produced by J. Pass and J. Chapman. Published by Longman ,Hurst Rees orme & Brown, Paternoster Row London . Page size 21 x 27 cm mounted some soiling so £10 ea


Hemiptera Mantis
Published as the Act directs, 1814, by Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending compiled by John Wilkes(1750-1810, of Milland House, Sussex) and issued in 24 volumes .The majority of the engravings were produced by J. Pass and J. Chapman. Published by Longman ,Hurst Rees orme & Brown, Paternoster Row London . Page size 21 x 27 cm mounted some soiling so £10 ea

Diptera
Published as the Act directs, 1814, by Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending compiled by John Wilkes(1750-1810, of Milland House, Sussex) and issued in 24 volumes .The majority of the engravings were produced by J. Pass and J. Chapman. Published by Longman ,Hurst Rees orme & Brown, Paternoster Row London . Page size 21 x 27 cm mounted some soiling so £10 ea


Hymenoptera
Published as the Act directs, 1814, by Longman, Hurst , Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row from 'Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending compiled by John Wilkes(1750-1810, of Milland House, Sussex) and issued in 24 volumes .The majority of the engravings were produced by J. Pass and J. Chapman. Published by Longman ,Hurst Rees orme & Brown, Paternoster Row London . Page size 21 x 27 cm mounted some soiling so £10 ea


Cicindela Auralenta, Procerus Toricus, Anthia Decemguttata, Carabus Hispanus

from The Natural History of Beetles drawn By JAMES DUNCAN published EDINBURGH: William Home Lizars (Edinburgh, 1788 - 1859) ; S. Highley, 32 Fleet Street, London; and W. Curry, Jun. and Co. Dublin. 1835.hand coloured steel engraving from 'The Naturalist Library' 1840.The engravings were always coloured by artists before publication ie colured as originally sold. Mounted etc £10 each . 



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