Sharks - Rays

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"Embrio sq...
Bloch, M. E.
"Embrio squali pristis. Ein ungebohrner Soegefisch. L'embrion de la scie." [Sawfish, unborn]
Berlin, [the author], 1785. Oblong folio (23.7 x 39.3 cm). Printed on one side. Printed surface 20.8 x 36.7 cm.
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€150.00
The wonderful sawfish - an original handcoloured plate from Bloch's magnum opus
Histoire n...
Moreau, E.
Histoire naturelle des poissons de la France. Avec 220 figures dessinées d'après nature. I, II, III [AND] Histoire naturelle des poissons de la France. Supplément. Avec 7 figures dans le texte. [Complete].
Paris, G. Masson, 1881-1891. Four parts in four. Large 8vo (23.8 x 15.2 cm). 1,890 pp.; 227 (groups of) engravings in the text. Original uniform red, grained cloth over limp boards. Gilt lines and title on the spines. Blue endpapers. Speckled edges.
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€250.00
A fine, uniform set with the rare, later supplement
Histoire n...
Sonnini, C. S.
Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des poissons. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon, et mis dans un nouvel ordre par C. S. Sonnini, avec des notes et des additions. Tomes 1-13. [Complete fish section].
Paris, Dufart, An X-XII [1800-1802]. 13 parts in 13. 8vo (19.4 x 12.2 cm). Text; 77 engraved plates. Uniform full tree calf, rich gilt spines, gilt titles on two red morocco labels, marbled flyleaves, all sides marbled.
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€1,250.00
The complete ichthyology of the suites à Buffon” in a fine, uniform contemporary binding
Nursehound...
[Wall chart]
Nursehound Shark [Very large print, framed].
Leipzig, Leipziger Schulbilderverlag von F. E. Wachsmuth, 1878. Giant lithographed plate. Glass-framed with plain late 20th century wooden frame. Frame size 71.0 x 92.5 cm.
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€450.00
A fine, very large zoological plate - truly shark-sized