• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 259

    After Marie Sybille Merian

    Jatropha Moth, Lizzard and Manioc (pl 4); Thistle (pl 6); Pepper Plant, Capsicum (pl 55); and Female Toad and young, with watercress (pl 59), from 'Metamorphosis of the Insects of Surinam'

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    After Marie Sybille Merian
    Jatropha Moth, Lizzard and Manioc (pl 4); Thistle (pl 6); Pepper Plant, Capsicum (pl 55); and Female Toad and young, with watercress (pl 59), from 'Metamorphosis of the Insects of Surinam'
    handcoloured engravings, published The Hague, 1726
    S. 18 x 12in. (45.7 x 30.5cm.) (4)


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