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JONATHAN COUCH - FISH - SVEN (7) HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS - C.1877

Lot 138: JONATHAN COUCH - FISH - SVEN (7) HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS - C.1877

Auction Date: May 24, 2020

Estimate: $60 - $80

Description: SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877. aPPROXIMATELY 9 1/2 X 6 INCHESSEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877.SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL HAND COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF FISH BY JONATHAN COUCH C. 1877 : Genuine antique hand colored wood block engravings by Jonathan Couch. Jonathan Couch was a British naturalist whose principal work was done in ichthyology. These engravings are from A History of the Fishes of the British Islands circa 1877. Approximately 9 1/2 x 6 inches....

Location: Spring, TX, US

Auction House: Beowulf Art and Books

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Jonathan Couch Lithographs [Fish]

Lot 76: Jonathan Couch Lithographs [Fish]

Auction Date: Aug 22, 2019

Estimate: $50 - $100

Description: Ten Jonathan Couch Lithographs from 'Fishes of the British Islands' circa 1860's to 1870's. Each measures 6-in. x 10-in. sheet size. All in G-VG/VG-EX condition. Unframed, loose and not mounted or glued down. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. Provenance: C.D. Raymond & Son collection. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items. (10 @ A96 R12)....

Location: Davenport, WA, US

Auction House: Grant Zahajko Auctions, LLC

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Jonathan Couch Lithographs [Fish]

Lot 75: Jonathan Couch Lithographs [Fish]

Auction Date: Aug 22, 2019

Estimate: $50 - $100

Description: Ten Jonathan Couch Lithographs from 'Fishes of the British Islands' circa 1860's to 1870's. Each measures 6-in. x 10-in. sheet size. All in G-VG/VG-EX condition. Unframed, loose and not mounted or glued down. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. Provenance: C.D. Raymond & Son collection. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items. (2 @ A96 R10; 1 @ A96 R12; 7 @ A96 R15)....

Location: Davenport, WA, US

Auction House: Grant Zahajko Auctions, LLC

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Jonathan Couch Lithographs [Fish]

Lot 77: Jonathan Couch Lithographs [Fish]

Auction Date: Aug 22, 2019

Estimate: $50 - $100

Description: Ten Jonathan Couch Lithographs from 'Fishes of the British Islands' circa 1860's to 1870's. Each measures 6-in. x 10-in. sheet size. All in G-VG/VG-EX condition. Unframed, loose and not mounted or glued down. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. Provenance: C.D. Raymond & Son collection. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items. (6 @ A96 R10; 3 @ A96 R12; 1 @ A96 R15)....

Location: Davenport, WA, US

Auction House: Grant Zahajko Auctions, LLC

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Jonathan Couch Prints [Fish]

Lot 309: Jonathan Couch Prints [Fish]

Auction Date: Aug 22, 2019

Estimate: $100 - $200

Description: Fifty-three prints from 'A History of the Fishes of the British Islands' by Jonathan Couch (Vol. II, III, and IV), published London, 1864 and 1869. Included are the title pages from the three volumes, and Vol. III and IV content pages. All measure approximately 6-in. x 9-in. sheet size. Prints are in G/VG condition. Unframed, loose and not mounted or glued down. If lot is absent of a condition report a condition report may be requested via email. Condition report is provided as an opinion only and is no guarantee as grading can be subjective. Buyer must view photographs or scans to assist in determining condition and ask further questions if so desired. Provenance: C.D. Raymond & Son collection. We ship most items in this auction in house and gladly combine shipping if possible of multiple items. (18 @ A96 R6; 21 @ A96 R10; 14 @ A96 R12)...

Location: Davenport, WA, US

Auction House: Grant Zahajko Auctions, LLC

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Couch, Jonathan: A history of the fishes of the British Islands

Lot 473: Couch, Jonathan: A history of the fishes of the British Islands

Auction Date: Oct 13, 2016

Estimate: €500 - €800

Description: Couch, Jonathan. A History of the Fishes of the British Islands. 4 Bände. Mit zahlreichen Textholzstichen und 252 kolorierten Holzstich-Tafeln. 25 x 16 cm. Blaues reich blindgeprägtes Leinen d. Z. (Goldprägung abgerieben, leicht berieben, etwas bestoßen, Bezug teils wellig bzw. knittrig). London, Groombridge and Sons, 1863-1865.
Nissen, ZBI, 979 (Ausgabe "1862 bis 1865"). Nissen, Fische, 44. – Der britische Naturforscher Jonathan Couch (1789-1870) verfasste seine reich illustrierte und umfangreiche Abhandlung über die Fische der Britischen Inseln auf Grund von Beobachtungen, die er an der Südküste Cornwalls machte. Couch beschäftigte sich zeitlebens mit der Ichthyologie und verfasste dazu zahlreiche Beiträge. Auch stand er unter anderem in Korrespodenz mit dem Naturforscher Thomas Bewick, der die Technik des Holzstichs entwickelte. Die in den vier Bänden enthaltenen kolorierten Holzstichtafeln sind auf Grundlage von Zeichnungen Jonathan Couch's entstanden. Die erste Ausgabe war schon 1862 erschienen, das Werk wurde mehrfach aufgelegt (unter anderem 1877). – Stellenweise Knitterfalten im Bug, fast nicht gebräunt und grandios sauber. Die detailreichen Tafeln sind in feinsten, leuchtenden Farben koloriert. Mit montiertem Exlibris.
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Location: Berlin, DE

Auction House: Galerie Bassenge

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 264: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Aug 31, 2016

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A History of Fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge, 1864-65. 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 coloured plates, original blue pictorial cloth gilt, tissue guards, volume 4 rebound with original spine and covers laid down, other volumes rubbed
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 265: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Aug 31, 2016

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A History of Fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge, 1862-65. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 colour plates, 1 uncoloured plate, original decorative blue cloth gilt, occasional light spotting, slightly rubbed
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 139: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Sep 10, 2014

Estimate: £200 - £300

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A history of fishes of the British islands... London: George Bell & Sons, 1877. 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 coloured plates, original blue cloth gilt, occasional light foxing and annotations, a little rubbing and fading, some small tears to spines (4)
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan 1860's Lot of 50 Antique Fish Prints

Lot 134: Couch, Jonathan 1860's Lot of 50 Antique Fish Prints

Auction Date: Apr 17, 2014

Estimate: £120 - £180

Description: Couch, Jonathan 1860's Lot of 50 Antique Fish Prints Lot of 50 Colour Printed Woodblock Engravings (Some hand finished) Published 1862-67 by Groombridge & Sons, London for "A History of the fishes of the British Islands" Paper Size: 9 x 6 inch (23 x 15cm) Occasional tones spots, very good overall....

Location: Chesterfield, DYS, UK

Auction House: Albion Auctions

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 6: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Jan 15, 2014

Estimate: £250 - £350

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A history of the fishes of the British islands. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1868-69. 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 colour plates, original blue cloth gilt, Cruising Association gilt stamps to upper covers, bookplates and some internal blindstamps (4)
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 421: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Sep 04, 2013

Estimate: £150 - £200

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A history of the fishes of the British islands. London Groombridge and sons, 1862. 4 volumes, 8vo, 181 (of 252) colour plates, original blue cloth gilt, RCSI library stamps to title-pages and occasionally to text, complete set of plates up to plate 180, plus plate 228 (volume 4 lacking majority of plates), some dust-soiling and spotting, new endpapers in volume 4, covers and spines a little faded (4)
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Jonathan Couch (British 1789-1870), Fifty Eight Hand Colored Plates from "A History of the Fishes of the British Islands" ca. 1878

Lot 153: Jonathan Couch (British 1789-1870), Fifty Eight Hand Colored Plates from "A History of the Fishes of the British Islands" ca. 1878

Auction Date: Dec 13, 2012

Estimate: $300 - $500

Description: London, hand colored wood block lithography, each plate numbered in Roman numerals and with titles of fish in English text. Fishes of the British Islands was first published in 1862. It still ranks today as one of the seminal works on British fish and contains over 250 coloured plates from original drawings by the author. Many of the specimens illustrated were brought to Jonathan Couch by the fishermen of Polperro. Couch would keep them immersed in water in order to presderve their color while he drew them. Copies of some of his original drawings of fish landed at Polperro, used to illustrate his Fishes of the British Islands, are on display at the Polperro Heritage Museum. View on AspireAuctions.com"...

Location: Cleveland, OH, US

Auction House: Aspire Auctions Fine Art & Antiques

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COUCH (JONATHAN)

Lot 109: COUCH (JONATHAN)

Auction Date: May 22, 2012

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: A History of the Fishes of the British Islands, 4 vol., 252 plates printed in colours, some with additional hand-colouring, publisher's blue pictorial cloth gilt, extremities of spines worn [Westwood & Satchell, p.254], large 8vo, George Bell, 1877-1878...

Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 89: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Jan 26, 2011

Estimate: £300 - £500

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A history of the fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1868-69. 8vo, 4 volumes, 252 coloured plates, original blue cloth gilt, rubbed, torn at head and tail of backstrips, sections of volume IV backstrip lacking, bookplates (4)
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 264: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Sep 05, 2007

Estimate: £400 - £500

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A history of the fishes of the British islands. London: G. Bell, 1877, 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 coloured plates, original blue cloth gilt, largely unopened, head of one spine lightly rubbed, spines very slightly discoloured
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 265: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Sep 05, 2007

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: Couch, Jonathan
A history of the fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge & Sons, 1862-65, 4 volumes, 252 colour plates, contemporary green morocco gilt, heavily rubbed, foxing ; The Scots Angler, no.1-11, wrappers
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan.

Lot 411: Couch, Jonathan.

Auction Date: Jan 10, 2007

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: Couch, Jonathan.
A History of the Fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge, 1864-65, 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 coloured plates, publisher''s blue pictorial cloth gilt, [cf. Westwood & Satchell, p.254], some spotting and soiling, especially to endpapers and frontispieces, bindings rubbed, soiled and spotted
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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Couch, Jonathan

Lot 343: Couch, Jonathan

Auction Date: Jul 11, 2006

Estimate: £400 - £600

Description: Couch, Jonathan

A history of the fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1862-1865, 8vo, 252 colour plates, illustrations in text, contemporary full blue calf gilt, brown labels, fading to backstrips, hinges cracking, foxing, bookplates (4)
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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COUCH Jonathan

Lot 626: COUCH Jonathan

Auction Date: Jul 21, 2004

Estimate: £500 - £800

Description: COUCH Jonathan
A history of the fishes … 1st edition, 4 volumes, 252 coloured plates, original gilt and blind stamped cloth, rubbed at joints, some occasional slight offsetting from the plates, 8vo., London: Groombridge, 1862-65 [4]

Note: Nissen ZBI 979
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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COUCH Jonathan

Lot 738: COUCH Jonathan

Auction Date: Jul 12, 2004

Estimate: £400 - £600

Description: COUCH Jonathan

A history of the fishes of the British Islands ... 1st edition, 4 volumes, illus., 252 coloured plates, contemporary blue calf, rubbed and stained, lower joint of vol. 4 cracked, some pages in vol. 4 discoloured, 8vo., London: Groombridge & Sons, 1862-65
Note: Nissen ZBI 979; Westwood & Satchell p. 254 [4]
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Location: Edinburgh, EBH, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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