Reider, Jakbo Ernst von (1784-1853), author: Weasel - Das kleine Wiesel

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Date of Printing: 1830 • Medium: Lithograph (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Mammals • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Romantic (1800 - 1899) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 12.3 x 20.5 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 12.3 x 20.5 • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Good, with slight foxing, some spotting • Edition Type: Limited Edition • Paper Type: Woven • Framed: Print only

From "Naturgeschichte der Thiere Bayerns", 1830, Nürenberg.

Jacob Ernst von Reider (1784 – December 1853 in Ludwigsstadt, Bavaria) was a German zoologist and botanist.
Reider wrote "Fauna Boica, oder gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte der Thiere Bayerns" (Zeh Nuremberg, 1830–1835) with Carl Wilhelm Hahn and "Gartenbau als die höchste Kultur des Grund und Bodens in Deutschland" (Leipzig 1821). He was a prolific writer on agriculture and horticulture, publishing treatises on flax, sugar substitutes, tobacco, hops, fruit trees, cactus, viticulture, medicinal plants, various flowers and ornamental plants, et al.