Animals, Reptiles, Vipera Ferro Di Lancia
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"Vipera Ferro Di Lancia - Vipera lanceolata"
Here is a rare and beautiful lithograph from the "Atlante Zoologico Popolare" published in Naples (1863) by Giovanni Boschi. The lithograph was made by Raimondo Petraroja. This work comprised eight volumes of most known animals, even some that are now extinct. The books were published from 1863-1879.
In the lower margin is the lithographers blind stamp. The original hand coloring is superb.
Fine lithograph by Raimondo Petraroja after Rispoli. Original hand coloring.
Extra page of text in Italian about this snake.
Minor signs of age and use. Spot in lower right corner.
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Lithographie von Raimond Petraroja nach Rispoli.
Leichte Alterbräunung. Trockenstempel mittig untere Marge. Beiliegt Begleitext in italienischer Sprache.
Page size: 27.5 x 38.5 cm ( 10.8 x 15.1 ")