Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini : engravings of shells publ. 1768

Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini : engravings of shells publ. 1768

Code: 10380

$850.00 each, framed. Approx £697.29

Friedrich H.W. Martini’s “Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinat”, published in Nurnberg 1769-1790.

Martini was a Hamburg physician who oversaw the publication with Johann Hieronymus Chemnitz, a Danish clergyman. Copper-plate engravings with beautiful original hand-colouring of many rare and beautiful species of shells.

Presented in hand-painted frames.

Plate size: 215 mm x 290 mm (8.5 x 11.5 inches)