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Auction 100, Lot 484

"[Lot of 120 Engravings]", Lizars, William Home

Subject: Fish

Period: 1835-1843 (published)

Publication: The Naturalist's Library

Color: Hand Color

4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

Collection of plates from the Ichthyology series including Fishes of Guiana, Fishes of the Perch Family, and British Fishes. Most of the engravings are very nice. Includes dolphins, sharks, sea horse, boxfish, plus many other colorful saltwater fish. Complete with title pages and engraved frontis for each volume. A selection of approximately 120 engravings.


Condition: A

Some marginal toning, but most are very good.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/12/2002