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Hand coloured prints from Charles D'Orbigny's 'Dictionaire Universel D'Histoire Naturelle', first published in 1849. One of the best illustrated natural history works of the mid nineteenth century with plates by many of the leading french artists of the day - Travies, Mounier, Oudart, Blanchard and others. With original hand colouring these plates, on heavy, good quality paper with a slightly cream finish, are in excellent condition.

Copris isidis, Copris isidis,
Phanaeus lancifer, Ateuchus Aegyptiorum.

Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Carabiques [Carabids] Carabiques [Carabids]
Cicindela, Odacantha, Manticora, Agra, Tricondyla,
Brachinus, Anthia, Lebia, Bouche de Graphipterus.

Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Pimelia coronata, Pimelia coronata,
Adesmia candidipennis, Moluris striata, Sepidium cristatum,
Gyriosoma hopei, Zopherus insignis.


Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Camaria grandis, Camaria grandis,
Prostenus rubronotatus, Meloe majalis, Mylabris fasciata, Lytta gigas
.


Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Brentus Temminckii, Brentus Temminckii,
Brachycerus sacer, Entimus splendidus,
Cyphus Linnaei, Pachyrhynehus concinnus.


Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Diaprepes festida, Diaprepes festida,
Cratosomus Redii, Amerhinus Dufresnii,
Eurhinus cupratus, Calandra heros.


Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Petrognatha gigas, Petrognatha gigas,
Stellognatha maculata, Tragocephala formosa, Taeniotes decoratus.

Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00



Poecilosoma versicolor, Poecilosoma versicolor,
Calocomus Desmarestii, Lophonocerus hirticonis,
Callichroma flavo-fasciata.


Original hand colour.
Size: 16.5 x 26 cm (6.5 x 10in)

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Price: 28.00


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