Eledone moschata, the musky octopus, is a species of octopus that lives in the Mediterranean Sea. It grows up to 740 mm (29 in) long, and feeds on a wide range of crustaceans, molluscs and fish.
Size of the plate: 12.5" by 8.8"
Size of the image: 8" by 5"
In very good condition. There is light foxing on the borders, the image is clean and the whole plate has a creamy patina due to age. Please look at the thumbnails carefully.
This is an original engraving from the 1883 book, not a reproduction.
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