1745 engraving Small and Large Cape lizards (Africa)

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Copper engraving with two images ‘Small Cape-Lizard from Tachardand Great CAPE-LIZARD from Tachard

Plate 205, No. 116, Vol.2, p. 422.

G. Child Sculpt.’ = engraved by G. Child.

Cape of Good Hope (South Africa).

From ' A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels: consisting of the most esteemed relations, which have been hitherto published in any language, comprehending everything remarkable in its kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.’  This print is from Volume 2, Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea

Published 1745-47 by John Green, Thomas Astley.

28 x 18.5 cm, on laid paper.