is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of
1837 Hand colored copper engraved bats in five figures. Shown are the Speckmaus; the essbare fliegende Hund; the Vampyre bat; the Herz nase bat; and the grosse Hufeisennase bats.
All shown on Taf. 13.
8-1/2 x 5 in. $50
1889 "Cleopatra," - By H. Rider Haggard, Drawn by R.Caton Woodville. Wood engraving featuring a bat flying in left-hand corner with
two maidens below.
Published in The
Illustrated London News.
C.1850 Wood engraving featuring three bats in motion. (Common Bat, Great Bat and Long-eared Bat)
1824 Rare Hand colored Lithograph titled, "Barbastelle." Lithograph by C. de Last. Picture features three views of a bat's body parts.
C.1843 Lizars Natural History original hand colored engraving by Jardine on Plate 2 showing two bats in flight. (Vespertilio Pipistrellus).
Included two pages of text.
6-1/2 x 4 in. $100
C.1843 Lizars Natural History original hand colored engraving by Jardine on Plate 2 showing the Boxtailed Bat (Dicliderus Albus) and Common Vampyre Bat ( Vampyrus Spectrum) from Brazil. Included are a few pages of text describing these two bats.
6-1/2 x 4 in. $80
C.1880 Chromolithograph by REH showing Fruit-Bats.
10 x 6-1/2 in. $60
Natural History hand colored wood engraved page showing an image of a False vampire bat (vmpyrus spectrum), surrounded by text.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $50
C.1865 Very fine hand colored steel engraving showing bats flying near a sainted woman floating on her bedpost on a starry night. Title of image is, "The Evening Star," and was engraved expressly for Godey's Lady's Book by Pease.
9-1/2 x 6 in. $80
1908 Fledermause I wood engraving showing four images of bats; three flying and one hanging upside down. Featured in the German newspaper, Brockhaus' Konversations. The first image shows a Mopsfledermaus (Synotus barbastellus)or in English, Barbastelle bats. The second image shows a Langflugelige Fledermaus (Long-Winged bat); the third image shows a Gemeine Fledermaus (or common bat); and the fourth image shows a Grofser Flederhund (Majority Flederhund).
9-1/2 x 6 in. $50
Hand colored wood engraving in German titled, "Handflügler." Five images include the Fliegender Hund (Flying Dog); Vampir (Vampire Bat); Mopsfledermaus (barbastelle bat); and Ohrenfledermaus (Ears bat).
11-1/2 x 9 in. $80
1885 Wood engraving surrounded by text featured in The Vampire Bat showing an image of the Vampire Bat (Phyllostoma spectrum).
12 x 9 in. $40
1885 Wood engraving from The Flying Fox, Or Roussette which shows a cluster of bats named the Edible Kalong (Pteropus edulis) as they hang upside down for resting. Some text surrounds image
which narrates their habits.
12 x 9 in. $50
1885 Wood engraving with surrounding text showing the Noctule, or Great Bat (Vesperugo noctula) as it hangs upside down on a branch. Featured in Noctula, Or Great Bat. Swallows swoop down and feed on insects during the day then these bats take over that job after dark. Then as dawn breaks, swallows return again.These bats have the nickname of "Jacky-screamers" as they are extremely loud and have an unpleasant odor.
12 x 8-1/2 in. $40
1885 Wood engraving with text featured in The Long-Eared Bat. Shown in image is the Long-Eared Bat (Plecotus auritus).
12 x 8-1/2 in. $40
1885 Wood engraving surrounded by text featured in The Horseshoe Bat showing the Great Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus ferrum-equinum). The Great Horseshoe Bat possesses a leaf-decorated nose which is extremely large in proportion
to the size of its body.
12 x 8-1/2 in. $40
Hand colored engraved 1. La Chauve-Souris - 2. L'Oreillard - 3. La Noctule bats by Garnier, Paris.
10-1/2 x 6 in. $100
C.1870 Pteropus Phaeocephalus hand colored lithograph with small image of this bat's teeth structure.
8-1/2 x 6 in. $100
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