Natural history copper-engravings published c1810
John Wilkes Encyclopaedia Londinensis, or universal dictionary of arts, sciences and literature was published in London between 1796-1828. This was an ambitious work that included many components such as natural history, architecture and maps.
'Gryllus. Curious Species of the three first Divisions of Locusts'.
Original copper-engraving published in London c1810 for John Wilkes’ Encyclopaedia Londinensis. Presented in gilt shot type frame.