Haustrum. ANTIQUE SHELL PRINT - HANDCOLORED AQUATINT ENGRAVING.

Haustrum.

Perry, George (illus).
London. W. Miller. 1810.
Aquatint engraving, handcolored, 12 1/4 x 9 inches on sheet 16 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. A few pinhole sized marks to upper left margin. Clean and bright image. A large exceptionally attractive print of shells, plate 44 from George Perry's "Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells." The use of the tonal engraving process of aquatint together with exquisite handcoloring gives the appearance of an original watercolor. Item #41632

Price: $175.00