New York, Park Avenue
29 October 1992
The Property of
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION LIBRARIES
Duplicates to be sold to create a permanent endowment
to support the Libraries' future collection acquisition.
BLOCH, MARCUS ELIESER. [Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische. Berlin: Schlesinger 1782-95]. Partial atlas of plates only. Oblong 4to, 230 x 390mm. (9 1/8 x 15 1/4in.), loose in half calf covers. FIRST EDITION, engraved title vignette and 104 hand-colored engraved plates of fish (of 324, numbered 217-313, 315-319, 321-322). Sold not subject to return.
Provenance: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, small ink stamp on title.
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