Xylocopa Teredo & Xylocopa Corniger Bees on Leaves 1840 Original Engraving Print
Xylocopa Teredo male & female; Xylocopa Corniger – Bees on Leaves 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.