Map of England and
Northern France with Beatles
Natural History of Uncommon Birds" published
between 1743 and 1751.
Engraved map with images of the
beak of an Egyptian Ibis, male and female stag
beetles from Borneo and a Lear Humming Bird
Annotation: Itinera Varia Auctoris
(The map shows various routes taken by the author
as he traveled to document bird, plant and animal
We do not know which edition this plate is from.
Engraved on old chainlinked paper.
Condition: Three tears:
One from top center to the tip of the Ibis beak.
-- small hole over head of lower beetle. --
Tear lower center, runs from edge up to the
top of the letter N in FRANCE. Strong crease
through center. Some light toning. A few light
spots. Cut to platemark. Overall attractive
impression and damage will not be conspicuous
once matted and framed.
Dimensions of sheet: Approx.
22 X 29 cm