Antique insect Print, hand colored engraving- British Entomology by John Curtis. One of 770 plates divided into 16 volumes - Circa 1824-1839.
Plate # 569 Cimex Lectularius ~ The House- or Bed-bug.
Entomology book plate of accurately colored figure of insect, plant from which it feeds or has been found on, followed with detailed dissections of their parts. Pub by J. Curtis Oct 1, 1835. Includes original page(s) of background text.
Page appr. 6" by 10"
The book plate details are magnificent and the text is very interesting. Includes history & details what to do to rid your house of them.
I have several book plates I am listing. I can reduce shipping for multiple orders.
A unique addition for your home or office. A simple mat and frame will do the trick.