Asterias. The Caput Medusa, or Magellanic Star-fish. (B1-120)


Asterias. The Caput Medusa, or Magellanic Star-fish.
Upper Right: Plate I. Lower Center: J. Chapman sculpt. London, Published as the Act directs, June 18, 1796, by J. Wilkes.
Author: John Wilkes
Source / Publication: Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending, Under One General Alphabetical Arrangement, all the Words and Substance of Every Kind of Dictionary Extant in the English Language. In which the Improved Departments of the Mechanical Arts, the Liberal Sciences, the Higher Mathematics, and the Several Branches of Polite Literature, are Selected from the Acts, Memoirs, and Transactions, of the Most Eminent Literary Societies, in Europe, Asia, and America
Publisher: J. Adlard
Place of Publication: London
Date: June 18th, 1796
Plate Number: 1
Engraver: J. Chapman
Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 8 1/4 inches.
Platemark Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches.
Medium: Copperplate engraving
Language: English
Coloured: Black and white
Condition: The print is in great condition with some very minor wear around the edges, as can be seen.
Keywords: Asterias, Star-fish, starfish, Caput Medusa, Magellanic Star-fish, Fish, Ocean creatures, intricate, Magallenes, Chile, Chilean, sea creatures,
Price: US$70
Identification Number: B1-120

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