Provenance: Emil H. Küsel (ex-libris sticker). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 1435." /> FRIES, Bengt Fredrik (1799-1839), and others. <I>Skandinaviens Fiskar, malade efter lefvande exemplar och ritade l' a sten.</I> Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1836-57. 10 original parts with supplement bound in one, 4° (293 x 245mm). 60 fine lithographed plates of Scandinavian fish by Wilhelm von Wright, 59 of which hand-coloured, 3 engraved plates at the end lettered A-C (text lightly browned and spotted, a few plates towards the end with some mainly marginal spotting and browning). Very finely-bound in modern green crushed morocco gilt by "Hedberg. Kungl. Hofbokb, Stockholm", spine gilt in compartments, covers with double ruled border and small cornerpieces with fish motifs repeated on dentelles, top edges gilt, others uncut, original yellow part-wrappers with wood-engraved borders bound in at the end, slipcase. <I>Provenance</I>: Emil H. Küsel (ex-libris sticker). FIRST EDITION. Nissen <I>ZBI</I> 1435. | Christie's
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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 358

    FRIES, Bengt Fredrik (1799-1839), and others. Skandinaviens Fiskar, malade efter lefvande exemplar och ritade l' a sten. Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1836-57. 10 original parts with supplement bound in one, 4° (293 x 245mm). 60 fine lithographed plates of Scandinavian fish by Wilhelm von Wright, 59 of which hand-coloured, 3 engraved plates at the end lettered A-C (text lightly browned and spotted, a few plates towards the end with some mainly marginal spotting and browning). Very finely-bound in modern green crushed morocco gilt by "Hedberg. Kungl. Hofbokb, Stockholm", spine gilt in compartments, covers with double ruled border and small cornerpieces with fish motifs repeated on dentelles, top edges gilt, others uncut, original yellow part-wrappers with wood-engraved borders bound in at the end, slipcase. Provenance: Emil H. Küsel (ex-libris sticker). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 1435.

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    FRIES, Bengt Fredrik (1799-1839), and others. Skandinaviens Fiskar, malade efter lefvande exemplar och ritade l' a sten. Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Soner, 1836-57. 10 original parts with supplement bound in one, 4° (293 x 245mm). 60 fine lithographed plates of Scandinavian fish by Wilhelm von Wright, 59 of which hand-coloured, 3 engraved plates at the end lettered A-C (text lightly browned and spotted, a few plates towards the end with some mainly marginal spotting and browning). Very finely-bound in modern green crushed morocco gilt by "Hedberg. Kungl. Hofbokb, Stockholm", spine gilt in compartments, covers with double ruled border and small cornerpieces with fish motifs repeated on dentelles, top edges gilt, others uncut, original yellow part-wrappers with wood-engraved borders bound in at the end, slipcase. Provenance: Emil H. Küsel (ex-libris sticker). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 1435.


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