Bonaterre Fish 1788 p 3.

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

 
La Flutte, la Serpent tache (Moray Eel, Spotted Snake Eel)
  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'Anguille, le Congre, le Carape, le Passan (European Eel, European Conger, Banded Knifefish, Black Ghost)
  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 Kapirat, l'Anguille electrique, le Museau long, la Ceinture d'Argent (Bronze Featherback, Electric Eel, Rhamphichthys Rostratus, Pacific Cutlassfish).
  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'Aiguillat, l'Humantin, l'Ange (Picked dog-fish, Angular Rough Shark, Angelshark).
  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 Koelreuter, le Boddart, le Tete de Lievre, l'Awaou, le Cyprinoide, le Smyrneen (Atlantic Mudskipper, Mudskipper, Sicyopterus Lagocephalus, Awaous Ocellaris, Crested Goby, Gobius Smyrnensis).
  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'Anostome, le Sternicle, le Solenostome, la Petimbe, l'Aiguille, le Cayman, l'Aiguille ecailleuse (Striped Anostomus, Common Hatchetfish, Harlequin Ghost Pipefish, Cornetfish, Chinese Trumpetfish, Green Gar Fish, Longnose Gar, Bonefish)
  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 Pirabe, le Myste, le Capoet, le Murse & le Chalcoide  (Tropical Two-Wing Flyingfish, Osbeck's Grenadier Anchovy, Transcaucasian Barb, Mursa & Shemaya).
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  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 £55 each unmounted RARE all full page creased will press


 Le Baliste cendre, le Bouclier raye, le Bouclier a deux Taches, le Porte-Ecuelle, le Sumpit, le Glesne, le Hamecon, le Saide & le Trident (Triggerfish, Sea-Snail, Two-Spotted Clingfish, Shore Clingfish, Slender Snipefish, Giant Oarfish, Europen Conger, Polar Cod & Blue Ling)
  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 Torsk, le Blennoide, la Jarretiere, le Goujon de Plumier, la Lancette & le Chabot d'Inde  (Torsk Cod, Greater Fork-Beard, Silver Scabbardfish, Goby, Lancet-Goby & Atlantic Alligatorfish).
  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 Bec de Perroquet, la Raye de Blanc, le Ballan, la Triple-Tache & le Labre raye (Common Parrotfish, Blue-Lined Wrasse, Ballan Wrasse, Three-Spotted Wrasse & Lined Wrasse).
  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 Bibe, le Tacaud, le Capelan, le Merlan, le Colin (Bib, Pouting, Poor Cod, Whiting, Coal 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 Cous, le Scheilan, le Barre, le Bagre, l'Ascite (Glyptothorax Cous, Mandi, Tiger Shovelnose Catfish, Coco Sea Catfish, Long-Bearded 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


Le Trembleur, l'Asprede, le Charmut, le Casque, le Matou (Electric Catfish, Banjo Catfish, Mudfish, Parauchenipterus Galeatus, 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


Le Lieu, la Lingue, le Tau, la Lote (Pollack, Common Ling, Oyster Toadfish, Burbot).
  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 Mustelel, le Bossu, le Lievre, le Perce-pierre (Five-Bearded Rockling, Nurseryfish, Butterfly Blenny, Lawnmower Blenny).
  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 Maquereau, le Thon, le Guare, le Gascon (Atlantic Mackerel, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Guelly Jack, Atlantic Horse Mackerel)
  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 Truie, le Crapaud & la Scorpenne a Antennes (Red Scorpionfish, Estuarine Stonefish & Spotfin Lionfish).
  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 Sourciller, la Coquillade, la Gattorugine, la Baveuse, le Gunnel, la Vivipare (Super Klipfish, Montagu's Blenny, Tompot Blenny, Shanny, Spotted Blenny, Viviparous Eelpout)
  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 Lacert, le Dragonneau, le Petit Argus, la Fleche, le Rat (Dragonet, Spotted Dragonet, Ocellated Dragonet, Arrow Dragonet, Stargazer).
  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'Apron, le Zingel, le Loup, le Croker, la Perche de Mer  (Zingel Asper, European Seabass, Croker, Painted Comber)
  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


.. Veron, la Gibele, l'Aphie & la Vaudoise (Goldfish, Common Minnow, Prussian Carp)
  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 Lune, le Tigre, le Penton  (Sunfish, Evileye Puffer, White-Spotted Pufferfish)

  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 Barbier, le Grison, le Croissant, le Paon (Swallowtail Sea Perch, Mangrove Snapper, Crescent Wrasse, Ornate Wrasse).
  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 Bossu, la Double Mouche, le Blanchet, le Rhomboide (Humpback Headstander, Two-Spotted Sardine, Common Bleak, Redeye Piranha).
  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 Mourine, la Ronce - (Common Eagle Ray, 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 Strelet, l'Ichtyocolle, le Velu, la Vieille, le Monoceros (Sterlet, Beluga, Bristle-Tail File Fish, Queen Triggerfish, Unicorn Filefish)
  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 Bec-Alonge, le Noiraud, le Raye, le Zebre  (PLAICE-ZEBRA SOLE-SPOTTED 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


La Dobule, la Bouviere, la Rousse, l'Ide & l'Orfe (DACE-BITTERLING-ROACH-IDE-ORFE)
  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 Cailleu-Tassart, le Belame, le Barbeau & la Reine des Carpes (Chinese Gizzard Shad, Longjaw Thryssa, Barbel & Carp Queen)
  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