Specht, Friedrich (Lauffen on the Neckar 1839 – Stuttgart 1909). Apollo Butterfly and Black Salamander. Two butterflies on a stone, below the amphibian. Wood engraving for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1875-77.) Inscribed: FSpecht, otherwise in German as above. 6½ × 4¾ in (16.5 × 12.1 cm). – On both sides continuous text on fauna & flora of the Alps.
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