Rare Fish Prints

FERRUSAC - MARINE LIFE: THE HOOKED SQUID print (ONYCHOTEUTHIS) PL. 2
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FERRUSAC - MARINE LIFE: THE HOOKED SQUID print (ONYCHOTEUTHIS) PL. 2 FERRUSAC - MARINE LIFE: THE HOOKED SQUID print (ONYCHOTEUTHIS) PL. 2

FERRUSAC - MARINE LIFE: THE HOOKED SQUID print (ONYCHOTEUTHIS) PL. 2

£245.00

This gorgeous and extremely rare folio lithograph, with beautiful original handcolouring of a hooked squid, is from the first part André Étienne d'Audebert de Férussac and A. D'Orbigny's "Histoire naturelle des Céphalopodes Acétabulifères vivants et fossiles."  Published by Lacour in Paris from 1834 – 1835.

The exceptional plates displayed in "Histoire naturelle des Céphalopodes" were drawn by some of the finest French artists of the period, including J.G. Prêtre, A. Prévosts, Oudart and Werner.

Férussac, a French naturalist, was born in 1786, and began this publication in 1822, but he died while the work was still in progress and it was completed by Alcide d’Orbigny, also a French naturalist, in 1848.

Condition: Overall very good, may have minor imperfections expected with age, faint spots and toning. Please examine our images carefully and contact us if you have any questions. Heavy paper folio with copy of title page included.
Size: 42 x 28 cm 16 x 11 inches

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