5 5/8 in x 9 1/8 in (14.5 x 23.5 cm). Nodder as illustrator - Shaw published the. An extensive compendium of the birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, fishes, crustacean and sea marine life - that were.Discovered and described by naturalists and explorers in and around Australia and New Zealand during Eighteenth Century expeditions. A British natural history artist who illustrated both plants and animals. Is Nodder's most extensive and important artwork: the images were. Executed with the most scrupulous Adherence to Nature. Was published in 287 monthly parts over 24 years and was organized to be bound in a potential 24 volumes. It describes zoological subjects, many new to science, and native to the South Pacific and Australia. "A remarkable serial" (Wood), a monumental work on Natural History. As the original Prospectus stated: The Plates [are] printed on the best paper... Executed with the most scrupulous Adherence to Nature, and... Colored with the utmost Precision and Exactness.
Each print is with relevant descriptive text. All our prints are authentic hand colored antique prints, and these are about 220 years old.All items as described as accurately as possible, where necessary and defects are noted, but please use the photo(s) to assess full condition before purchasing. All of the prints I sell are guaranteed to be authentic antique prints. Anker 467; Fine Bird Books p. 142; Nissen ZB 869; Wood p.