Bonaterre Fish 1788 p 2.

These will have occasional light age toning normally to the page edge though after 200 years they are doing well

Fish - Ichthyology - 1788 - from the  Collection of the Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert. The Encyclopédie Méthodique par ordre des matières ("Methodical Encyclopedia by Order of Subject Matter") is a roughly 210 to 216 volumes encyclopedia (different sets were bound differently) that was published between 1782 and 1832 by the French publisher Charles Joseph Panckoucke his son-in-law Henri Agasse, and the latter´s wife, Thérèse-Charlotte Agasse. It was a revised and much expanded version, arranged by disciplines, of the originally alphabetically arranged Encyclopédie edited by denis Diderot and Jean Le Rond D'Alembert. The full title was L'Encyclopédie Méthodique ou par ordre de matières par une société de gens de lettres, de savants et d'artistes; précédée d'un vocabulaire universel, servant de table pour tout l'ouvrage, ornée des portraits de MM. Diderot et d'Alembert, premiers éditeurs de l'Encyclopédie.Original copper engraving, Benard direxit. Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm  Bonnaterre (1752-1804), was a priest in the Rouergue and professor at the central school of Rhodes.The publisher Panckoucke employed Bonnaterre to contribute to the Encyclopedie Methodique, in the area of mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes and insects. Bonnaterre composed an extensive text for the part on fishes and availed himself of the works of most of the earlier authors and collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. When these authors failed him he even returned to the classics like Willughby, Rondelet and Piso.  £75 each **if a number are wanted yell first for a reduction due to postal costs** ie not the £140+ in may places



   Le Coffre a bec / Le Perroquet / Le Blanc<  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


  Le Petit Monde, le Herisson a bec, le Herisson oblong -(Takifugu Ocellatus, Sharpnose Pufferfish, Takifugu Oblongus)

  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Fish Anatomy.. water mark to margin
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page sold with below


Fish Anatomy.. internal
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page PAIR



e Synode, le Brochet, la Belone, le petit Espadon, le Saure & la Caroline -  (Lizardfish, Northern Pike, Garfish, Atlantic Saury, Ladyfish & Ten-Pounder).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page



La Marbree, la Prycka, la Branchiale, le Planer - (Sea Lamprey, European River Lamprey, Brook Lamprey, European Brook Lamprey).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


La Dorade, l'Oblade, le Picarel, la Mandole, le Paon -  (Gilt-Head Bream, Saddled Seabream, Deep-Body Pickarel, Blotched Pickarel, Ringtailed Pike Cichlid).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Gronau, le Grondeur, le Perlon, l'Hirondelle de Mer -  (Piper Gurnard, Grey Gurnard, Red Gurnard, Tub Gurnard).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


L'Amie, le Rouget, le Surmulet, le Malarmat -  (Leer Fish, Goatfish, Surmullet, African Armoured Searobin).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Pagel, le Pagre, le Marron, la Saupe, le Filou -  (Common Pandora, Pagrus, Mediterranean Chromis, Gold Line, Sling-Jaw).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Poisson St. Pierre, le Poisson Royal, le Flet -  (John Dory, Moonfish, Atlantic Halibut).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 La Diagramme, le Post, l'Ecurueil, les Trois epines, le Pilote, le Sauteur, l'Epinoche, l'Epine -  (Yellow Perch, Ruffe, Sand Perch, Three-Spined Stickleback, Pilotfish, Bluefish, Ninespine Stickleback, Sea Stickleback).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 Le Tres-Grand, le Requin, l'Emissole, le Blue - (Basking Shark, Greenland Shark, Smoothhound, Porbeagle)
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Pirapede, le Gros Yeux, la Franche Barbotte, la Loche, le Misgurn, le Mal -  (Flying Gurnard, Four-Eyes, Stone Loach, Spined Loach, European Weather Loach, Wels Catfish).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


e Requin barbu, le Roi des Harengs du Nord, la Grande-Baudroie -  (Greenland Shark , Rabbitfish, Angler Fish).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Poisson a longue queue, le Goujon de Mer, le Boulereau, le Goujon blanc, le Schlosser, le Taiboa -  (Roughhead Grenadier, Rock Goby, Black Goby, Atlantic Mudskipper, Gudgeon).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Hautin, le Joel, le Poisson d'Argent, le Muge, l'Albule & le Muge Volant - (Argentine, Atherina, Atlantic Silverside, Flathead Mullet, Striped Mullet & Flying Fish).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Lompe, le Bouclier dente, le Menu, le Ventru, le Liparis -  (Lumpsucker, Rocksucker, Smooth Lumpsucker, Sea-Snail).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Crapaudine, l'Appat de Vase, la Barbue, la Trompe, le Paru, l'Espadon - (Striped Wolffish, Sand-Eel, Snake Blenny, Ophidion Aculeatum, American Harvestfish, Swordfish).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


La Vive, l'Anon, le Narvaga, la Morue -  (Greater Weever, Haddock, Cod, Atlantic Cod).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


L'Arme, le Quatre corne, le Grogneur, le Scorpion, le Chabot -  (Hooknose, Fourhorn Sculpin, Grunting Toadfish, Shorthorn Sculpin, European Bullhead)
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Plecoste, le Guacari, le Saumon, le Becard, la Truite, la Truitette -  (Chocolate Loricariid, Pleco, Atlantic Salmon, Brown Trout).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Pentadactyle, le Poisson de Paradis & l'Emoi -  (Seban Polyneme, Paradise Polyneme & Plebian Polyneme).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 L'Able, la Vimbe & la Plestie -(Common Bleak, Vimba Bream & Silver Bream).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 La Plie, la Limande, le Fleton -  (European Plaice, Yellowtail Flounder, European Flounder).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Tenia, le Serpent de Mer, le Remore, le Succet, le Dofin, le Cinq-Taches, le Rason (Red Bandfish, Remora, Sucking-Fish, Mahi-Mahi, Pilot Fish, Pearly Razorfish).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 La Torpille, le Coliart, l'Alene - (Torpedo, Common Skate, Long Nosed Skate).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


Le Labre bossu, le Goldsinny, le Combre, le Crin, l'Acerine & la Tete nue (Corkwing Wrasse, Goldmaid, Ballan Wrasse, Three-spot Gourami, ? & Bowfin).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 La Pastenague, la Bouclee - Raia Pastinaca, R. Clavata (Common Stingray, Thornback Ray)
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page


 Le Cuirasse, la Becasse, la Trompette, l'Aiguille, le Tuyau de Plume, le Serpent, le Sexangulaire  (Grooved Razorfish, Snipefish, Sargassum Pipefish, Greater Pipefish, Deep-Snouted Pipefish, Straightnose Pipefish).
  Larger Plate early fish engraving from Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert . Bonnaterre composed was employed for the part on fish and used the works of most of the earlier authors plus collected drawings of more than 400 species. He copied many of the drawings of Bloch and when these were not available he took them from the works of Gronovius, Broussonet, Pennant and others. He even returned to the classics like Willoughby, Rondelet and Piso  Paper size : 31.0 x 23.0 cm  Image size : 24.0 x 16.0 cm £75 each unmounted RARE all full page