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EASTER SALE IN PROGRESS! TAKE AN ADDITIONAL 25% OFF EVERY ITEM.Welcome to our new website. We have an enormous stock of antique maps and prints. Only a very small portion have been loaded to this website, but we are adding more prints every day. If you have a specific topic or print you are looking for please contact us. Please enjoy browsing through our website. You can search by topic, but we also encourage you to utilize the search function.
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Fish Striped Globe Fish

Fish Striped Globe Fish

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The Striped Globe Fish.

Copper engraving by J. Pass of various fish after Marcus Elieser Bloch. Published from 1800-1806.

Page size: 12.2 x 21.4 cm ( 4.8 x 8.4 ")

 

BLOCH FISH

Marcus Eliezer Bloch (1723 - 1799) was a German ichthyologist and physician. He was one of the foremost scientists in this field. His ãAllgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische" with 432 excellent copper etching plates of fish, published in Berlin between 1781 - 1795 in 12 volumes. This was the most important work on ichthyology in the 18th century.

Sheet (Page) size: approximately 29 x 47 cm (11.4 x 18.5"). Exceptions are given below.

We proudly offer here some of these 432 engravings in superb original coloring and in mostly outstanding condition and quality. All plates have pleasant light age toning, no spotting and show very minor traces of age and use. Any major defects will be mentioned as an individual description with the individual title and image. Some of the prints have a vertical centerfold.

 


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