African Coast Sucker Fish Bottom Feeders scarce old 1747 antique engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(African Coast- Sea Life- Bizarre Looking Fish- Sucker Fish- Bottom Feeders)
Printed Paris, ca. 1747
Engraved by Tardieu
Uncommon original antique vintage engraved print.
Paper shows signs of age- some normal minor waviness, some spotting, dampstaining or foxing. Despite the obvious signs of age, still a fine old engraved print which is a pleasure to examine in detail.
An appealing and not often seen antique view which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Good+ to near VG or better antiquarian condition, mostly clean overall, light age dustiness or light surface wear, overall the image is clean and very attractive --
Please inspect enlargeable photo closely - Any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within zoomable picture provided .
[ note: We grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Despite any small age flaws the sheet may display, the printed area remains fresh, clean and visually pleasing. The print is well preserved.
Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique printed image that any collector, institution or person of good taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 3 1/2" W x 6 1/2" H.
Engraved area measures c. 2 3/4" W x 5" H.