A spectacular range of wildlife appears in this fine collection of painstakingly accurate 19th-century drawings. Both artists and animal lovers will treasure these splendid illustrations of mammals, birds, fish, and insects. A priceless archive of royalty-free art. Captions.
Plate book featuring shells form North America, Brazil, Japan, New Guinea, New Zealand and the Pacific Ocean with a significant subset of shells collected in Australia (plates V, XVIII, XXVII, XXXVIII, XLIV). Six plates feature shells from Elizabeth Bligh's (VI, XI, XVIII, XXII, XXIV, XVII) and the Brodrip collections.