Category:Cramer and Stoll:De uitlandsche kapellen

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Pieter Cramer (1721 - 1776) and Caspar Stoll (between 1725 and 1730 - 1791):

Volume I (plate 1 - 96) of:
"De uitlandsche kapellen: voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America = Papillons exotiques des trois parties du monde, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amérique"

S.J. Baalde (Amsterdam) and Barthelemy Wild (Utrecht) 1779

Volume 1 (title page dated 1779; includes pt. 1-7 issued in 1775, and pt. 8 issued in 1776). 2 added title leaves; 2 letterpress title leaves; subscriber list ([4] p.]); dedication: xxx p.; preface: 16 p.; text and index: 155 p. (errata on p. 155); plates I-XCVI. [1]

Each print measures approximately 9 inches wide by 11 inches tall. Copper plate engravings by Gerrit Wartenaar Lambertz. Hand-coloring. Parallel text in Dutch and French.

Iconotypes

Most of the specimens used by Cramer and Stoll to describe over 1,650 new butterfly species are lost or destroyed so the illustations have a special scientific status as 'iconotypes'.





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