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Willughby & Ray 1686 Folio Hand Col Fish Print. Conger Eel & Torpedine (Sand Creeper)

Product Code: 7706
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Antique Folio Copper Plate Published Oxford, 1686 for "De Historia Piscium libri quato..." by Francis Willughby (Willoughby) and John Ray. Good paper, reverse side blank. Superb, recent professional hand colour by one of Britain's finest hand colourist's. Scarce.

Minor toning/staining to margin edges.

Paper Size: 16 x 10 inch (40 x 25cm) Approx.

The first major British work on Ichthyology.