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"The Living World"
This is an original 1868 color with gold ink chromolithograph of the title page of the second volume of The Living World, a book from Sam Walker and Company in Boston. Due to the difficulty of digitally capturing gold ink, we have provided two images of this item. Please see both images.
This 145+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light foxing and aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water staining.
Period Paper is pleased to offer a rare collection of chromolithograph plates from 1868 that depict the natural world of animals, birds, fish, reptiles, and insect life. Bring the outside in with this great collection of framable plates. "Nature is a book written on both sides, within and without, in which the finger of God is plainly visible" Friedrich von Schlegel.
Keywords specific to this image: Typography, D. Pennsylvanica