Set of 2 Antique Prints of Various Minerals including Gold, Silver and Mercury

Productnr.: BG-12902-32[+1]

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Set of two original antique prints of various minerals. The first plate shows gold 1, silver 2,3, copper dendrite 4, blue copper 5, malachite copper 6, garnet tin 7, tin crystal 8, and tin sand 9. The second plate shows lead 1, iron 2,3,4, mercury 5,6, bismuth 7 and antimony 8. These prints originate 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: Fair. Age-related toning. Shows wear and soiling. Few defects. Sl. affecting image. Blank verso. Please study images carefully.

Date: c.1800

Overall size: 19.5 x 24 cm.