Vermes, order Mollusca, Cuttlefish, genus Sepia.
Showing three beautiful, hand coloured examples, including an eight armed Octopus. The Mollusca derive their name from the soft fleshy nature of their body. During spring and summer, males and females migrate to warmer water in order to spawn.
Copperplate engraving, from “The Cyclopedia, or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature,” edited by Rev.Abraham Rees.
Published as the Act Directs by Longman,Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1812.
Size 20 x 26 cms. Condition good.
Price £48.00 /$60.00 (Plus Post and Packaging.
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