Ridinger, Johann Elias (Ulm 1698 – Augsburg 1767). A Tiger consuming the Prey. A lying leopard feasting on a bird. On the boulder behind it a second one. Colored etching with engraving. (1738.) Inscribed: J. E. R. fec. / N. 34., otherwise in German as above. 7¼ × 5⅞ in (18.4 × 15 cm).
Thienemann & Schwarz 424. – Plate 34 (in later edition 52) of the instructive set Design of Several Animals ( “These plates are much wanted and frequently copied”, Th. 1856). – Impression of the 1st edition on fine laid paper. – Colored by later hand in attractive fitting palette as quite unusual for original impressions.
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– The same in marvelous, wide-margined impression of the 1st edition, yet not colored. – See the complete description.
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The Great Fact, Reading and Picture Book
In German. 29.7 × 21 cm. C. 250 pages. With numerous partly full-page/color illustrations. Laminated orig. boards in thread stitching. Photo brilliant print on 200 g paper. C. 2nd half 2020. More …
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