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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 337: Scomber Niger. ++ Plate 337: Scomber Niger. ++ Plate 343: Scomber Crumenophthalus. ++ Plate 301: Sciaena Labrax. ++ Plate 359: Ophicephalus Striatus. ++ Plate 360: Lonchurus Barbatus.
Provenance: From the collection of Jim Willis.
Condition: Near fine condition. Scattered toning. Lovely coloration.
Condition
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Marcus Elieser Bloch. 6 Ichthyology Plates. c.1780

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