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001rtl:
The Large Green and Spotted Lizard printed for J. Hinton in Newgate Street, London. C.1750 Hand colored copper engraving.
8 x 5 in. $110



004rtl:
1820 Antique Amphibia Engraving. Early uncolored copper engraving shows snakes and lizards. Pictured: Sincoides, chalsides, apus, draco.
8x11 in. $80


006rtl:
1898 Soft Turtles. Attractive antique color lithograph published by Prang.
8-1/2x11 in. $60


008rtl:
1901 Black Iguana. Attractive old color litho
print of a black iguana.
6-1/2x10 in. $30



010rtl:
1901 Water Monitors print. Brightly colored antique lithograph shows water
monitors robbing a nest.
7x10-1/2 in. $30


011rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing frogs from the top and underneath, featured in Reptiles of  
California, Plate X.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $60



012rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing three views of turtles in
California Reptiles, Plate 1.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $80



013rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing several diagrams and two varieties of the lizard in California
Reptiles, Plate IX.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $60



014rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing the head, scales and claw sections of the lizard in California Reptiles, Plate VII.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $60



015rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing the top, side and underside views of the lizard and other head features.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $60



016rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing three varieties of snakes and their head features from California
Retiles, Plate IV.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $70



017rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing the rattlesnake who is about 6 years old as there are six rattles on its tale. Small diagram of its head on top of page. Featured in Reptiles of California, Plate III.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $100
Uncolored: $80



022rtl:
Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion hand colored wood engraving from Natural History Illustrated showing eleven
figures of the Snake Tribe.
15 x 11 in. $80



023rtl:
1857 U.S. Natural History hand colored lithograph showing thirty-four Eggs of Turtles in Plate VII by Louis Agassiz.
12-1/2 x 10 in. $80



024rtl:
1857 U.S. Natural History hand colored lithograph showing more Turtle Eggs, the rounder variety in thirty figures in Plate VII
by Louis Agassiz.
12-1/2 x 10 in. $80



025rtl:
Hand colored wood engraving showing the Anaconda
in its natural habitat.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $30



026rtl:
Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Cobra Di Capello." Basically, these snakes are being charmed by the musicians surrounding them.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $30



027rtl:
1854 Hand colored wood engraving showing the Crocodile (Crocodilus niloticus) awaiting its next meal.
13 x 10-1/2 in. $80



028rtl:
Hand colored wood engravings of Le Cameleon  (The Cameleon) grabbing a tasty fly with its tongue and bottom image shows
Le Scinque (lizard).
10 x 6 in. $30



029rtl:
1809 Hand colored copper engraving from Amphibia (Genus Coluber) showing four varieties of the Viper snake. Published by Longman,
Hurst, Rees, & Orme,
Paternoster Row. Plate IV.
11-1/2 x 9 in. $80



030rtl:
Hand colored wood engraving published in Paris which shows La tete Pourchue on top and
Le Basilic on bottom.
10 x 6 in. $30



031rtl:
1808 Hand colored copper engraving from Amphibia (Genus Crotalus) showing two varieties of the Rattle Snake. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme,
Paternoster Row. Plate II.
11-1/2 x 9 in. $80



032rtl:
Hand colored wood engraving showing the Indian Tortoise,or Elephant Tortoise.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $40



033rtl:
Hand colored wood engraving showing the Chameleon.
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $40



034rtl:
Hand coloredwood engraving showing the Iguana with
its very long tail.
12-1/2 x9-1/2 in. $40



035rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph from the United States & Mexican Boundary Reptiles page, Plate 6 showing the Toxicophis
pugnax  B. & G. snake.
11-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $100



036rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph showing a long snake twisting and folding around itself in this U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys, 47th. Parallel from Reptiles, Plate XXI. Notice how the artist depicts an actual snake's position as it rests.
11-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $120



037rtl:
1859 Lithograph showing a rattle snake with its five rattles at the end of its tail and a sketch of its head on top right, featured in U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys, California Reptiles, Plate II.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $80



038rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph showing a snake which was featured in the United States & Mexican Boundary Reptiles, Plate 9. Top corner image shows the detailed layers of the snake's skin.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $100



039rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph featured in the United States & Mexican Boundary, Reptiles, Plate 18. Notice the intricate workings of the snake's body in this
very detailed image.
11 x 8 in. $100



040rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph from the United States & Mexican Boundary survey from Reptiles, Plate 15 which shows a thick, black snake coiled and ready to strike.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $100



041rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph from the United States & Mexican Boundary survey from Reptiles, Plate 16 which shows a multi-coiled Mastocophis testaceus
B. & G. snake.
11-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $120



042rtl:
1859 Hand colored lithograph from the United States & Mexican Boundary survey from Reptiles, Plate 17 showing the Mastocophis ornatus B. & G. snake, coiled around itself.
11-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $100



043rtl:
C.1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys hand colored lithograph showing a colorful snake whose underside looks similar to a piano. Smaller head diagrams are on bottom of page. Plate V. This lithograph has been slightly mended on the top border.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $100



100rtl:
1885 German Amphibian Print. Collectible color amphibian print. Published as an illustration in a German book. Print is accompanied by German text identifying the various amphibians pictured.
13x18 in. $60



103rtl:
1846 Various Snake Images. Endicott color lithograph shows three different types of snakes, ranging from smaller to larger sized snakes. Rare print published
as an illustration to a book.
9x11 in. $70



105rtl:
1898 Bull Frogs. L. Prang color lithograph.Excellent brightly colored bull frogs. size: 9x12 in. including margins $60



107rtl:
This extremely detailed snake engraving was done by Bougeard circa 1850. The label reads "Epicrates Angulifer. Bibron. Vulg. Maja". The paper is toned yet the engraving is still in very good condition.
15.5x11 in. $300

 

112rtl:
Rare 1851 antique print showing differences of lizards. This original print was published in 1851 to accompany the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Engraved by Jacques Baudry. Beautifully hand colored original print of lizards.
12 x 9in. $50



113rtl:
Gorgeous antique print of lizards. This original print was published in 1851 to accompany the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Engraved by Jacques Baudry. Elegantly hand colored engraved image of lizards. 12 x 9in. $50



114rtl:
Original antique print of an Iguana. This original print was published in 1851 to accompany the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Engraved by Jacques Baudry. Gorgeous hand colored
engraved image of an Iguana.
12 x 9 in. $100



115rtl:
Gorgeous picture of Lizards, includes an image of a Bearded Dragon. This original print was published in 1851 to accompany the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Engraved by Jacques Baudry. Elegantly hand colored engraved image of lizards.
12 x 9 in. $80



116rtl:
Original antique comparative print showing lizards with spiny backs (dragons). This original print was published in 1851 to accompany the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Engraved by Jacques Baudry. Gorgeous hand colored
engraved image of iguanas.
12 x 9 in. $80


118rtl:
c1855 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - Cal. & Oregon - Fishes - Plate XXVa. Lithograph by J.H. Richard del. and C. Metzeroth sc. Scene depicts two fish
and a long eel.
8.5x11.5in. $50



121rtl:
1842 Hand colored lithograph of Endicott, New York, J.W. Hill. Plate 10. Picture depicts a view of two snakes in figures 20 and 21. 9x11.5in. $60



122rtl:
1855 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - 47th. Parallel - Reptiles - Plate XV. Hand colored lithograph depicting two snakes. 9x11.5in. $60


123rtl:
1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - California - Reptiles - Plate VII. Hand colored lithograph by J.H. Richard del. Scene depicts many views of a green lizard and its anatomy. 8.5x11.5in. $60



124rtl:
c1790 (Genus Boas). Hand colored copper engraving depicting three types of boas: 1. Boa Constrictor; 2. Embroidered Boa; 3. Garden Boa. 8.5x10.5in. $80



125rtl:
c1800s U.S. Japan Expedition - Nat. Hist. Plate XI. Hand colored lithograph depicts two eels: 1. Muraena
Kidako and 2. Anguilla.
8.5x11.5in. $60



127rtl:
c1880 The Boa Constrictor. Hand colored wood engraving by H. Freeman. Picture
 depicts a boa
constrictor slithering
along a garden path.
7.5x10.5in. $50



128rtl:
c1880 The Cobra Di Capello. Hand colored wood engraving by H. Freeman. Picture depicts the Cobra Di Capello, which looks like it has a painted-on face on its back.
7.5x10.5in. $60



130rtl:
1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - California - Reptiles - Plate IV. Lithograph by J.H. Richard del. Scene depicts three different snakes with light
 sketches of their
heads surrounding them.
9x11.5in. $50



131rtl:
c1880s Fig. 1 and 1a. Contia Isozona, Fig. 2 and 2a. Gyalopium Canum, Fig. 3 and 3a. Chilomeniscus Ephippicus Cope. Vol. V. Zoology, Plate XVIII. Hand colored lithograph depicts three snake figures, each one named, with three small head sketches on top of each snake's head by T. Sinclair & Son, lith. Phila.
9x11.5in. $60


133rtl:

C.1750 Very Rare hand colored copper engraving of, "The African Land Tortoise,
printed for  J. Hinton
in Newgate Street.
8 x 5 in. $100



136rtl:

1854 Hand colored engraving of, "The Toad --Bufo vulgaris," with text underneath telling the nature of this toad. "Published under the direction of the committee of general literature and education, appointed by the society for promoting Christian Knowledge." B. Clay, Printer.
13 x 10-1/2 in. $80



137rtl:

1739 Hand colored copper engraving showing, "A Young Crocodile drawn from the Life in London, October, 1739." Bottom engravings reflect The Sea Toad from Barbet and An Ancernet or Scuttle Fish. Engraving was featured in the London Magazine.
11-1/2 x 8 in. $200



138rtl:

1739 Hand-tinted copper engraving titled, "A Young Alligator drawn from the Life." Also shown on bottom of image is The Cat Fish of Cape Verde and The Shark from Barbot. Engraving is
in fine condition.
13 x 8-1/4 in. $175



139rtl:
1790 Copper engraving showing, Amphibia, Genus Coluber with three figures of the Horn Nose Viper, Cerastes Viper, and Nagoo
or Spectacle Viper.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $80



140rtl:
1790 Copper engraving showing Amphibia, Genus Anguis in three figures: The Coral Snake, the Black Banded Snake and
the Jamaica Snake.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $80



141rtl:
1790 Copper engraving showing Amphibia, Genus Amphisbaena and Gen. C. Aecilia. Shown are the White A., the Fuliginous A.,
and the Eel Shaped C.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $80



142rtl:
1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - California - Reptiles - Plate I. Hand colored lithograph by J.H. Richard del. Scene depicts the turtle in three views.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $80



143rtl:
1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - California - Reptiles - Plate X. Hand colored lithograph by J.H. Richard del. Scene depicts several views of the frog.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $80



144rtl:
1858 U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys - California - Reptiles - Plate IX. Hand colored lithograph by J.H. Richard del. Scene depicts colored and uncolored views and segments of the lizard species.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $80




 
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