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    Jonathan Couch. A History of the Fishes of the British Islands. London: George Bell, 1877-1878. With 252 chromolithographic plates of fishes. From the Collection of Judith Adelman.

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    Four octavo volumes. vii, [1, blank], 245, [1, blank]; iv, 265, [1, blank]; iv, 208; iv, 439, [1, blank] pages. With 252 chromolithographic plates inserted throughout. Bound in half red morocco over red cloth boards, spines stamped and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands. Ex-library copy (from City of Westminster Public Libraries) with their shelf number on spines in gilt, bookplates, and embossed stamp on each plate and several text pages. Binding a bit worn. Still, a good set. Nissen BBI 979.From the Collection of Judith Adelman

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