Lot 10
  • 10

Meidinger, Carl von

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • Icones piscium austriae indigenorum quos collegit vivisque coloribus expressos. Venice: for the author, 1785-1794
  • paper
FIRST EDITION, five parts, folio (470 x 287mm.), titles with hand-coloured engraved vignettes, dedication leaves, 50 fine hand-coloured engraved plates by F. Assner after himself, J. Lachenbauer and Martin Sedlemayer, some heightened with silver and gum arabic, slightly later half calf over moiré silk boards, [Nissen ZBI 2771, SFB 95], inkstamp removed from first title, binding somewhat worn

Catalogue Note

ONE OF THE RAREST AND MOST ATTRACTIVE FISH BOOKS. ABPC records only three complete copies at auction.
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