"The Lesser Rorqual"

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Hand colored engraving (book plate) of a beached whale. Title: "The Lesser Rorqual". Mounted on black board. At lower left of engraving: "Stewart Delt." At lower right: "Lizars Sc.". Trimmed on all sides. Plate # has been erased from upper right. Mariner's Bank #101. Ref: This print is plate #VII, fronting pg. 142 (facing pg. 141) in: "NATURALIST'S LIBRARY: MAMMALIA-VOL VI-WHALES" Edinburgh: 1837. Printed by W.H. Lizars.