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Ichtylogie, ou Histoire naturelle: génerale et particuliére des poissons

Collection Data

Description
Considered one of the most magnificently illustrated books on fishes, Bloch's volume contains 432 illustrations from a variety of engravers. Research was supported generously, so Bloch was able to acquire specimen from America and Asia, in addition to Europe.
Names
Bloch, Marcus Elieser, 1723-1799 (Author)
Laveaux, J.-Charles (Jean-Charles), 1749-1827 (Translator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1785 - 1797
Place: Berlin
Publisher: chez l'auteur; [etc., etc.,]
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: VRE+++ (Bloch, M. E. Ichtylogie)
Topics
Fishes
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Imprint varies.
Content: Par Marc Elieser Bloch. Tr. by J. C. Thiebault de Laveaux from the original German work known as Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische, which was pub. as follows: thl. 1-3, Oeconomische Naturgeschichte der Fische Deutschlands, 1782-84; Naturgeschichte der auslandischen Fische, 1785-95.
Citation/reference: Gross, 1994, #120
Physical Description
Extent: 12 pts. in 6 v. : ccccxxxii col. pl. ; 49 x 29 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 32042314
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13637086
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 46ad2ae0-c5fe-012f-66d0-58d385a7bc34
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