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U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXVIII
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U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXVIII

By FISH)

No date. Ca. 1855.. Lithograph, modern handcolor, image approximately 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches on sheet size 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Some binding holes to upper margin, a few faint foxed spots; very good condition. Image of a fish native to California, with fin and scale details, from the States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR). .

$38.00

The Ouananiche or Winninish. Salmo salar ounananiche
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The Ouananiche or Winninish. Salmo salar ounananiche

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Chip to lower left and right corners and a few 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tears, all outside the image area; soiling in right and lower right margin, a couple of areas of light red coloration in lower margin (possibly as printed). A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 lb.) caught and painted at the Grand Descharge, Province of Quebec, Can." with Harris' facsimile signature in lower left margin. .

$325.00

U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXVII
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U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXVII

By FISH)

No date. Ca. 1855.. Lithograph, modern handcolor, image approximately 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches on sheet size 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Some binding holes to upper margin, a few faint foxed spots; very good condition. Image of a fish native to California, with fin and scale details, from the States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR). .

$38.00

Common Bream
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Common Bream

By Lydon, A.F

London.. Ca. 1879.. Color wood engraving, image approx. 7 x 11" on sheet approx. 10.5 x 14.5". Scattered light foxing. A plate from William Houghton's "British Fresh-water Fishes", designed and engraved by A.F. Lydon and printed by B. Fawcett. The fish is depicted lying on a sandy bank. Other fish available in this series include: "Pomeranian Bream. White Bream"; "Carp"; "Crucian Carp. Prussian Carp" and many trout and salmon. .

$75.00

The Spanish Mackerel. Scomberomorus maculatus
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The Spanish Mackerel. Scomberomorus maculatus

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. A few soft creases in lower right margin and a 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tear (outside image area), light soiling in margins and at right edge of image; diagonal line imperfection to printing only visible under raking light. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 3 lbs.) caught and painted at North Long Branch, N.J." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$295.00

The Pompano. Trachinotus carolinus
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The Pompano. Trachinotus carolinus

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Crease in lower right margin and three 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area), very good condition. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 lb.) caught and painted at Naples, Gulf of Mexico." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$325.00

The Sea Bass. Centropristes striatus
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The Sea Bass. Centropristes striatus

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Crease in lower right margin and a 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tear (outside image area), faint soiling in margins, very good condition. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 lb.) caught and painted at North Long Branch, N.J." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$325.00

The Rocky Mountain Trout
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The Rocky Mountain Trout

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 15 inches. 1/2 inch edge tear at lower edge, soft crease at lower right edge, spots of adhesive remains on verso from where the plate was tipped onto display sheet. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish to provide the most realistic coloration. Unlike other images this did not have the particulars of where it was caught noted in the lower left margin. .

$325.00

The Porgee, or Scup. Stenotomus chrysops
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The Porgee, or Scup. Stenotomus chrysops

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Chip to right upper edge of sheet well outside image, light soiling to margins at left edge, two 1/2 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area). A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1/4 lb.) caught and painted at Jamaica Bay, Long Island, N.Y." with Harris' facsimile signature in the lower left margin. .

$325.00

Loch Killin Charr
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Loch Killin Charr

By Lydon, A.F

London.. Ca. 1879.. Color wood engraving, image approx. 7 x 11" on sheet approx. 10.5 x 14.5". Good condition: light soiling mostly in margins, one short edge tear well outside of image. A plate from William Houghton's "British Fresh-water Fishes", designed and engraved by A.F. Lydon and printed by B. Fawcett. The fish is depicted swimming. Other fish are available in this series: please inquire. .

$110.00

The Blackfish or Tautog.  Tautog onitis
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The Blackfish or Tautog. Tautog onitis

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Two soft creases in lower right margin, soft crease at lower left of image, four 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area). A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 lb.) caught and painted at North Long Branch, N.J." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$325.00

Golden Tench
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Golden Tench

By Lydon, A.F

London.. Ca. 1879.. Color wood engraving, image approx. 7 x 11" on sheet approx. 10.5 x 14.5". Light soiling in the margins, but good condition overall. A plate from William Houghton's "British Fresh-water Fishes", designed and engraved by A.F. Lydon and printed by B. Fawcett. The fish is depicted lying on a grassy bank. .

$85.00

U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXXVII
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U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXXVII

By FISH)

No date. Ca. 1855.. Lithograph, modern handcolor, image approximately 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches on sheet size 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Some binding holes to upper margin, a few faint foxed spots; very good condition. Image of a fish native to California, with fin and scale details, from the States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR). .

$38.00

The Large-Mouthed Black Bass. Micropterus salmoides
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The Large-Mouthed Black Bass. Micropterus salmoides

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Two 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area), small 1/8 inch abrasion to lower right image (inpainted). A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 2 lbs.) caught and painted at Greenwood Lake, New York." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$325.00

The Fresh Water Drum, or Sheepshead. Aplodinotus grunniens
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The Fresh Water Drum, or Sheepshead. Aplodinotus grunniens

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 18 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. 3/4 inch archivally mended edge tear in lower margin, two small spots at lower paper edge, crease to lower left corner all well outside image. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish. .

$275.00

U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXXVIII
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U.S.P.R.R. Ex. & Surveys. California. Fishes. Plate XXXVIII

By FISH)

No date. Ca. 1855.. Lithograph, modern handcolor, image approximately 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches on sheet size 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Some binding holes to upper margin, a few faint foxed spots; very good condition. Image of a fish native to California, with fin and scale details, from the States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR). .

$38.00

The Mangrove Snapper. Lutjanus griseus
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The Mangrove Snapper. Lutjanus griseus

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Crease in lower right margin and a 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tear (outside image area), tiny abrasion to paper at right side of anal fin (inpainted). A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 2 lbs.) caught and painted at Naples, Gulf of Mexico." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$345.00

Bull Trout
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Bull Trout

By Lydon, A.F

London.. Ca. 1879.. Color wood engraving, image approx. 7 x 11" on sheet approx. 10.5 x 14.5". Excellent condition. A plate from William Houghton's "British Fresh-water Fishes", designed and engraved by A.F. Lydon and printed by B. Fawcett. The fish is depicted swimming. Other fish are available in this series: please inquire. .

$125.00

The Small-Mouthed Black Bass. Micropterus dolomieu
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The Small-Mouthed Black Bass. Micropterus dolomieu

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Three 1/2 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area), faint crease in upper left corner well outside image, light soiling to lower margin. Very good condition. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 1/2 lbs.) caught and painted at Greenwood Lake, New York." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$325.00

The Dollar or Butter Fish.  Rhombus triacanthus
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The Dollar or Butter Fish. Rhombus triacanthus

By CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA) Petrie, J.L. (illus)

1898.. Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Abraded area in image at lower right (inpainted), creasing to lower right margin, light soiling to margins. A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1/4 lb.) caught and painted at North Long Branch, N.J." with Harris' facsimile signature. .

$200.00

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