Animals by Friedrich Justin Bertuch .



Marmoset,Mole, Marmot 1799
Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Stoat , Weasel, Pine Marten,Ferret etc 1799
Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

Skunk, Civet, Genet 1799

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18



Hedgehog, Porcupine, Tenrec - 1799

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £20


Mongoose Red panda etc

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £15 TONED PAGE


Flying Squirrel - 1799 Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

Squirrels - 1799

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Monkeys, Maki, Lemur - 1799- 1799

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

Squirrels - 1799 pl2

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Rats-Opposum- Marsupial - Philander XXII

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

Rats-Mice XLIV

Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18

Cavy, Agouti, Capybara - 1799
Friedrich Justin Bertuch copper engraving from Bilderbuch für Kinder /Picture book for children published 1790 - 1830. ORIGINAL hand colouring on strong paper, chain lined watermarked paper in the early years, wove later on.Johann Friedrich Justin Bertuch was born in Weimar on September 30th, 1747. After attending the college in Weimar, he studied theology at the university in Jena, but soon decided to switch to law-school. In 1773 Bertuch returned to Weimar and started to work for a journal called “Teutscher Merkur”. At the same time Bertuch used this growing potential of highly qualified workers for his publishing efforts including his famous “Picture-Book for Children”Images for many animals were copied from the Charles Alexander Lesueur engravings of the Pacific engraved in 1808-11 the others by Lehman. He died April 3rd, 1822 in Weimar. Size: 24 cm x 19 cm unmounted £18


Genet, Opossum, Flying Squirrel, Chinch, Lemur [Maucauco], French Genet, Virginian Opossum, Murine Opossum.
Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. Dating from an 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18


Wolf Serval Panther Margay Spotted Cavy Glutton
Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. Dating from an 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18 x 3



Seal Vison Pecan Zorille Manatee Walrus Otter

Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. Dating from an 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18 x 2



Potot Coasse Jackal Adive Kinkajou Glutton Isatis,Ootol

Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. Dating from an 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18 x 3


Long Tailed Manis, Short Tailed Manis. Nems, Vansine. Sailing or Great Flying Squirrel, Middle Ant Eater, Least Ant Eater, Fossane

Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. Dating from an 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18



Suricate, Hamster, Great Mangouste, Mangouste [mongoose], Bobak, Phalanger, Coquallin, Female Phallanger
Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Thomas Kelly from an edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18x 2

Koati Rats skunks LXXXV
Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Thomas Kelly from an edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18


Goats Angora Pied Wood Common Goat
Antique copper line engraving on paper,; Printed by Richard Evans. from the 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18


Long tailed Squirrel,Grey , Fat Squirrel,Flying,etc
Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. from the 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18


Glutton, Serval,Wolf,Cavy, Margay, Panther
Antique copper line engraving on paper, Printed by Richard Evans. from the 1816 edition of “A Natural History, General and Particular” by George Luis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, translated by William Smellie. ie the pictures from Buffon etc were reprinted tiny blocked onto a page . Full original hand colour. Size 220 x 180 mm unmounted £18


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