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Chuck's Turtle Collectibles (19) - $25 (North Downtown Lansing)

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Group of 4 plates from Oviparous Quadrupeds. each 4.75” x 8”. Bleeding from facing text is visible on the back of each one. Selling as a group for $25.00

Page or plate from an unknown book entitled “Weighing of a Large Land Turtle on the Island of Mauritius. Matted to 8” x 10” and protected by shrink-wrap. Selling for $14.00

Plate from unknown book captioned “By an Indian river. The Boa Constrictor, Rhinoceros, Leopard and Buffalo. Unevenly trimmed to about 8.5” x 10.25”, but would still look good with a mat/frame. Selling it for $5.00

Plate #143 from unknown German book showing 3 nicely colored turtle illustrations. 6.5” x 9.25” with foxing on outer edge. Selling for $8.00

Plate of two groups of turtles, attached to sheet with text on both sides in German, Spanish, French, and Latin. Notation on bottom, in pencil, is difficult to read, but something like Schamplatz der Nature und ?? 1774. Selling for 14.00

Group of 6 plates from 1859 Oeuvres du comte De Lacepede, along with a photocopy of the title page of the book and the original invoice of Chuck’s purchase. Plates are 6” x 9”. Selling the group for $100.00

Plate from unknown book with 3 beautifully colored illustrations of Le Luth and Tortue a Boite (‘the lute, and box turtle). 6.75” x 10” for $16.00

Pair of plates from unknown book in French language, “Cheloniens ou Tortues”. Plates are each 5” x 8” and each have colored illustrations of 3 separate chelonians. Selling the pair together for $15.00

Plate from unknown book with beautifully colored illustrations depicting the taxonomy of Reptiles. 7.25” x 10.75” for $20.00

1 plate with two sheets attached (pp197-200). No. 50, Sixth Year, 1833 publication in German. (Translation of chapter title: “Digging up turtles on the banks of Brazil’s rivers”) Note on bottom, in pencil, is “in Brasilien 1837. Size is 8” x 10” and selling for $15.00

“The Turtle Baby” Print of the Cleveland Museum of Art sculpture by Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons (American, 1878-1956) 9” x 12” print for $25.00


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If you are interested, either call or email (no texts). I usually check my computer a few times each day, or you can often reach me quicker by calling the house phone between 7am and 8pm. (click ‘reply’, then ‘show phone number’)

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