London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
COUCH, Jonathan (1789-1870). A History of the Fishes of the British Islands, London: George Bell and Sons, 1877-1878.
4 volumes, 8° (250 x 180mm.), 252 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates by A. F. Lydon, illustrations (first plate detached, stitching sometimes weak, occasional marginal browning, plate versos stamped), original blue cloth, gilt vignette of fish on upper covers (extremities rubbed). Provenance: Linnaeus Greening Bequest (bookplate).
Fourth Edition. Nissen ZBI 979; Westwood & Satchell p. 254.
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