1798 La Perouse Large Antique Concology Print of Shells & Molluscs Pacific Ocean

Cartographer : Jean Francois La Perouse

  • Title : Terebratulae, or Anomle of Linnaeus; Cornu Ammonis from the Pacific Ocean between the Tropics
  • Date : 1798
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref:  31729
  • Size: 18in x 11 1/2in (460mm x 295mm)

This finely engraved large hand coloured original antique print of shells & molluscs of the South Pacific was engraved in 1798 - the date is engraved at the foot of the print - and was published in the 1st English edition of Charts And Plates To La Perouse's Voyage by Comte de La Pérouse, published by G.G & J. Robinson, London in 1799. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: -  Early
Colors used: - Green, yellow 
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 18in x 11 1/2in (460mm x 295mm)
Plate size: - 17in x 10 1/2in (430mm x 270mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None