Folio of Quadrupeds
is widely known and appreciated for his work with birds. But
he also produced an ambitious and worthy folio of mammals.
This edition was also reproduced in the smaller octavo size.
was printed between 1843 and 1848.
as the Imperial Folio Quadrupeds, this edition was created
using lithography. Coloring was done by a Philadelphia lithographer
named J.T Bowen.
measures 22" x 28".
is not watermarked.
on the number of editions is not entirely clear. The first
printing of full sized Double Elephant prints was 303 sets
of 150 images, all sold by subscription. Later, in 1865 a
second edition was created but the numbers produced is not