Harris Humble Bee, Apathus Vestalis & Apathus Tupestris 1840 Original Print
Harris Humble Bee (Bombus Harrisellus) Apathus Vestalis Apathus Tupestris 1840 Print.
Issued: Original hand-colored engraving from “The Naturalist's Library” by Sir. William Jardine (1751-1813).
Published 1840 by Edinburgh printer and engraver William Home Lizars with illustrations by James Duncan (insect volumes) and Edward Lear.
Print is in very good or better condition with trivial toning mainly around the margins and slight age browning. Overall presentable and attractive well worthy of hanging for display. Blank on verso.
Print measures c. WxH – 3 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches.