Item #55659 ANTIQUE PRINT ENGRAVINGS - TWO SHEETS likely from different publications. FOSSIL ROCK SPECIMENS.
ANTIQUE PRINT ENGRAVINGS - TWO SHEETS likely from different publications.

ANTIQUE PRINT ENGRAVINGS - TWO SHEETS likely from different publications.

Leinberger, Georg. Carol and Georg Wolfgang Knorr (illus).
No date. Ca. 1770?
TWO ENGRAVINGS with handcolor, images approximately 12 x 8 inches and 13 x 8 1/2 inches on laid paper sheets 16 1/2 x 10 inches. Plate III (Ex. Museo...) has "Georg. Carol Leinberger ad nat. pinxit" at lower left corner; Tab. X has "Georg Wolfgang Knorr excudit Norimbergae" below the image. Both in good to very good condition. Beautifully detailed engravings showing rock specimens with ferns and other plant life fossil remains. Georg Wolfgang Knorr was an engraver and scholar in 18th century Nuremberg. Sheet with P.III at upper left has description: Ex Museo Excell. Dn. Doct. & Confil. Aul. Casimir Christophori Schmidel. Item #55659

Price: $285.00

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