Sperm Whale, Antique Whale Print 1837, Matted (Pl. 10)
Antique hand-colored engraving showing a sperm whale or "The Spermaceti Whale". This bookplate is from Sir William Jardine's, "The Naturalist's Library" volume on ordinary Cetacea (Edinburgh, 1837). This small bookplate measure 4.25 x 6.75" including margins and is sold in an acid-free, standard 8 x 10" mat. Age related toning to paper; blank on reverse.