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Bloch, Marcus Elieser. German (1723-1799). Six fish illustrations from "Ichtyologie, ou Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particuliere des Poissons" [Ichthyology or natural history, general and particular fish]. Berlin: 1785-1797. Hand-colored engraved plates by F.G. Berger, G. Bodenehr, C. Darchow, P. Haas, J.F. Henning, C. Ludwig Schmidt, J.G. Schmidt and others after J.F. Henning, Kruger, and others, some printed in colors and finished by hand, a few heightened in silver and gold. Laid paper. Sheet: 17" x 10.75" ++ Plate 116: Squalus Squatina. ++ Plate 188: Squalus Galeus. ++ Plate 120: Embrio Squali Pristis. ++ Plate 122: Raia Torpedo. ++ Plate 124: Chimaera Monstrosa. ++ Plate 148: Fig 1. Ballstes Tomentosus. Fig. 2. Balistes Biaculeatus.
Provenance: From the collection of Jim Willis.
Condition: Fine condition. Scattered toning. Lovely coloration.
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Marcus Elieser Bloch. 6 Ichthyology Plates. c.1780

Estimate $400 - $600Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $200
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