1849 Flying Fish Exocoetidae engraving vibrant original hand colour Ichthyology

£24.80

This fine original engraving  originates from:

'Oeuvres du Comte de Lacepede, comprenant l'Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupedes Ovipares, des Serpents, des Poissons et des Cetaces.'

(Paris, Dumenil, 1836)

Unsigned plate after the design of Lacepede.

Bernard Germain Comte de Lacepede (1756-1825) was a French naturalist, successor to Buffon.

Leaf: 21.9 x 13.4 cm

Very good overall condition with vibrant original hand colour.