Struthio Camelus [Common ostrich]. Georg August GOLDFUSS.

Struthio Camelus [Common ostrich]

Dusseldorf: Arnz.

Lithograph with hand coloring. 24 x 19 inches. Shows some minor wear to edges and some light foxing. In very good condition.

A beautiful illustration of a Common Ostrich in profile with aerial view of skull, presented as 1/3 of natural size. This is plate 85 from Goldfuss' 'Naturalists Atlas', a collection of large folio sized lithographs published in serial form (unbound) in Dusseldorf by Arnz from 1824-1842. Georg August Goldfuss (1782-1848) was a German paleontologist, botanist, and zoologist. In 1820, he coined the term 'protozoa' to describe single-celled organisms.

Binding: Unbound
Language: Latin

Price: $600.00

Item #284296

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