OPHIDIUM ACULEATUM. (LA TRUMPE) OPHIDIUM BARBATUM (LA DONZELLE)

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Marcus Bloch


Ophidium Aculeatum. (La Trumpe) Ophidium Barbatum (La Donzelle)

Hand colored copper plate engraving. 1785-97..
Sheet size, 10 1/4 x 16 5/8" (260 x 424 mm)
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 94144
Price: $135.00
Publisher : Published by the author in Paris and Berlin.
A fine engraving from Marcus Elieser Bloch's "Ichthyologie ou Histoire Naturelle Generale et Particuliere des Poissons." This publication is regarded as one of the most beautiful 18th century books on the subject of fish ever published. When complete, this publication contained over 200 plates, each engraved on copper and then colored by hand. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Animals & Insects , Fish

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