Casurius galeatus [Southern cassowary]. Georg August GOLDFUSS.

Casurius galeatus [Southern cassowary]

Dusseldorf: Arnz.

Lithograph with hand coloring. 24.25 x 19.5 inches. Shows some minor wear to edges and some light foxing. In very good condition.

A handsome illustration of a Southern Cassowary, a large flightless bird native to Indonesia, northeastern Australia, and New Guinea, shown here in profile with details of plumage at 1/3 of natural size. This is plate 86 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 #284299