The Hyperoodon.

[Edinburgh: Lizars and London: Bohn, 1837]. 4 x 6 3/8” hand-colored steel engraving, on paper. Closed tear in upper right corner, overall light age toning and edge toning; very good. The Hyperoodon honfloriensis, Plate XIII from The Naturalist's Library, Mammalia Vol. XXVI (Whales). After a drawing by James Hope Stewart, engraved by William Horne Lizars. The species was later reclassified as Hyperoodon ampullatus, the Northern Bottlenose Whale. Item #107085

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