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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 164: Gadus Merluccius. ++ Plate 171: Echeneis Neucrates. ++ Plate 172: Echeneis Remora. ++ Plate 198: Fig. 1. Chaetodon Pavo. Fig. 2. Chaetodon Aruanus. ++ Plate 218: Fig. 1. Chaetodon Chinensis. Fig. 2. Chaetodon Kleinii. ++ Plate 231: Fig. 1. Bodianus Stellifer. Fig. 2: Bodianus Argenteus.
Provenance: From the collection of Jim Willis.
Condition: Near 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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