Antique Print of Various Molluscs Including Glaucus Atlanticus 'Blue Sea Slug'

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Original antique print of various molluscs. Also including the glaucus atlanticus, a species of small, blue sea slug, a pelagic (open-ocean) aeolid nudibranch, a shell-less gastropod mollusk in the family Glaucidae. This print originates from 'Bilderbuch fur Kinder' by F.J. Bertuch. Friedrich Johann Bertuch (1747-1822) was a German publisher and man of arts most famous for his 12-volume encyclopedia for children illustrated with 1,200 engraved plates on natural history, science, costume, mythology, etc., published from 1790-1830.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling, tiny hole near fig. 1. Two small pieces of tape on verso, no text on verso. Please study image carefully.

Date: c.1800

Overall size: 19.5 x 24 cm.