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Naturgeschichte der samtlichen Wallfischaren. mit 12

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: leaflet cover
Maker: Von D Georg Heinrich Borowski
Place made: Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin
Date made: 1780
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 11 in x 7 in
Nomenclature: historical
Classification: whales

Title page of a book. With a small woodcut showing a stylized whale on the surface of the water, with a shore with a snail in the foreground. Text on page reads "Naturgeschichte der samtlichen Wallfischarten. mit 12 Rupfern. von D Georg Heinrich Borowski, Professor zu Frankfurt. Berlin und Stralsund, ben Gottlieb Uugust Lange. 1780." With previous owner signature below woodcut.