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Tropical Fish. Holocanthe, Acanthure, Argyreiose. Poissons Pl.102 Davesne sculpt. c1830

Tropical Fish. Holocanthe, Acanthure, Argyreiose. Poissons Pl.102 Davesne sculpt. c1830

by Comte de Lacepede

Tropical Poissons (fish) for Histoire Naturelle des quadrupèdes, ovipares, serpents, poissons et cétacées by French statesman and naturalist, Bernard Germaine Etienne de la Ville, Comte de Lacepede (1756-1825). Lacepede completed and updated the enormous work on all kinds of nature by Georg-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788).

Fine original hand-coloured copperplate engraving by Davesne, published in Paris c1830.
Actual size of page is 220mm  x 140mm (6.3/8 x 5.1/2 inches). To the border line measures 162mm x 98mm (6.3/8" x 4.7/8 inches). The paper has some slight foxing marks that is common with an antique print that is nearly 200 years old

1. Holacanthe jaune et noir. 2. Acanthure zebra. 3. Argyreiose vomer. Yellow and black holacanthe, Zebra Acanthure, and Vomer Argyreiose. Fine original hand-coloured copperplate engraving by A. Davesne, published in Paris c1830.
Actual size of page is 220mm  x 140mm (6.3/8 x 5.1/2 inches). To the border line measures 162mm x 98mm (6.3/8" x 4.7/8 inches). The paper has some slight foxing marks that is common with an antique print that is nearly 200 years old.

Stock Number: apmlL102Price: $88.00

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