Richard, J.H. (illus). Engraved by Dougal.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government.
Lithograph, image 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches on sheet 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Small area of discoloration in left margin, couple of small spots, overall very good condition. A striking image of what is now known as Micrurus nigrocinctus nigrocinctus or the Central American coral snake; the print was published in 1855 as Plate XXXV in the report of the United States Naval Astronomical Survey to the Southern Hemisphere. Item #49535