Venus is a marine bivalve mollusc, a salt water clam of the family Veneridae.
Copper plate engraving, delicately hand coloured, from "British Zoology, vol.iv Crustacea, Mollusca, Testacea" by Thomas Pennant, dedicated to the Dutchess Dowager of Portland
Printed for Benj.White 1777
Size 13.5 x 23 cm. Good Condition.