Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini : engravings of shells publ. 1768
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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)