Monday, 27 June 2016

Hermann Burmeister's lithographs of mammal fossils


Drawn by Karl Hermann Konrad Burmeister (aka Hermann Burmeister) (1807–92)
Mammal Skeleton Fossils:

(upper image) “Plate XIII: II Mammifères”, 1883;
(lower image) Plate XVI: II Mammifères”, 1885

Published in Herman Burmeister’s (1876–86) "Description Physique de la Republique Argentine”, Buenos Aires & Paris
Colour Lithographs on thick wove paper
Size: (large folio) 36 x 56 cm
Condition: strong, crisp (faultless) impressions in good condition. There is faint scattered foxing verso (not visible recto) with light signs of use (i.e. minor creases and soft corners).

I am selling this pair of nineteenth century lithograph illustrations of fossil bones by Burmeister for AU$125 in total (currently US$92.17/EUR83.51/GBP69.57 at the time of posting this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world.
If you are interested in purchasing these stunning antique scientific prints, please contact me (oz_jim@printsandprinciples.com) and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.







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