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Symbolae physicae, seu, Icones et descriptiones corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum : quae ex itineribus per Libyam Aegyptum Nubiam Dongalam Syriam Arabiam et Habessiniam publico institutis sumptu Friderici Guilelmi Hemprich et Christiani God
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Symbolae physicae, seu, Icones et descriptiones corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum : quae ex itineribus per Libyam Aegyptum Nubiam Dongalam Syriam Arabiam et Habessiniam publico institutis sumptu Friderici Guilelmi Hemprich et Christiani Godofredi Ehrenberg : studio annis MDCCCXX-MDCCCXXV redierunt

Title Variants

Alternative: Animalia evertebrata exclusis insectis

Alternative: Animalia evertebrata exclusis insectis ... series prima cum tabularum decade prima

Alternative: Icones adhuc ineditae corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum

Alternative: Icones adhuc ineditae corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum ... Botanica

Alternative: Icones et descriptiones avium quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam occidentalem

Alternative: Icones et descriptiones corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum

Alternative: Icones et descriptiones insectorum quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam

Alternative: Icones et descriptiones mammalium quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam occidentalem

Alternative: Icones et descriptiones piscium

Alternative: Icones et descriptiones plantarum cotyledonearum quae ex itinere per Africam borealem et Asiam occidentalem

Alternative: Symbolae physicae

By

Ehrenberg, Christian Gottfried, 1795-1876

Carlgren, Oskar Henrik, 1865-1954
Hemprich, W. F. (Wilhelm Friedrich), 1796-1825
Hilgendorf, Franz, 1839-1904
Klug, Fr. (Friedrich), 1775-1856
Klug, Fr.
Martens, Eduard von, 1831-1904
Matschie, Paul, 1861-1926
Schumann, K. (Karl) 1851-1904
Tornier, Gustav, 1858-1938
Weltner, Wilhelm, 1854-1917
Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin.

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Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Berolini :Ex Officina Academica, venditur a Mittlero,1828-1900.

Notes

Animalia evertebrata exclusis insectis pt. 1 has 10 plates only, numbered I-VI, I-II, I-II, with caption: Zoologica II, Phytozoa. Pt. 2 with title: Icones et descriptiones animalium evertebratorum sepositis insectis ... Series prima cum tabularum decade prima (1831). Percensuit Dr. Fr. Klug. Decas prima-quinta. At head of title: Hemprich et Ehrenberg Symbolae physicae. Text only, [128] p.

Botanica: Plantarum cotyledonearum. Berolini ex Officina Academica, 1828, "Decas prima" of plates no. 1-10 only, with no descriptions; descriptions of the 10 plates by Schumann in his ed. of 1900. Icones adhuc ineditae ... Botanica: Berolini : Sumptibus Georgii Reimer, 1900. Parts 1-2, with plates no. 11-16, 18-20 of pt. 1; plates no. 1-4 of pt. 2.

Botanica: Plantarum cotyledonearum. Berolini ex Officina Academica, 1828, "Decas prima" of plates no. 1-10 only, with no descriptions; descriptions of the 10 plates by Schumann in his ed. of 1900. Icones adhuc ineditae ... Botanica: Berolini : Sumptibus Georgii Reimer, 1900. Pts. 1-2, with plates no. 11-16, 18-20 of pt. 1; pls. no. 1-4 of pt. 2.

Icones et descriptiones insectorum published in 5 pts, 1829-1845, each section with 10 plates.

Mammalium, pt. 1 has smaller letterpress leaf than the rest of the text laid-in, an introduction to the reader and concerning the issue of decas I-II in installments (German on one side, Latin on the other); signed Dr. C.G. Ehrenberg, dated April 12, 1829. Wrapper with title "Mammalium decas I" has "Continuata explicatio" stating cause of delay in publication. "Mammalium decas I" preceded by general t.p., dedication, preface, text.

Most of the plates (lithographs, engravings, aquatints, and etchings) are hand-colored.

Only the first part has the general title page. "Symbolae physicae seu Icones Descriptiones" precedes titles of each part.

Supplement to Zoologica: Symbolae physicae, seu, Icones adhuc ineditae corporum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum. Berolini : Sumptibus Georgii Reimeri, 1899. Publico usui obtulerunt O. Carlgren, F. Hilgendorf, E.V. Martens, P. Matschie, G. Tornier, W. Weltner.

Symbolae physicae seu Icones et descriptiones avium pt. 1 has 32 leaves; pt. 2 is a portfolio with 10 sheets, numbered XI to XX. In addition to the identification of the bird in the coloured print, each sheet also bears the caption: Zoologica I. Aves.

Symbolae physicae seu Icones et descriptiones piscium pt. 1 all published; 10 plates with caption: Zoologica I. Pisces.

The naturalists Ehrenberg and Hemprich collected their specimens of the fauna and flora of North Africa and the Middle East from 1820-1825. Hemprich died during the expedition; Ehrenberg returned to Berlin and began work on this publication. The specimens were deposited in the Berlin Museum.

Contents: Icones et descriptiones Mammalium. 2 pts. (1828-1830) -- Icones et descriptiones avium. 2 pts. (1828-1829) -- Icones et descriptiones piscium. 1 pt. (1828) -- Botanica. Plantarum cotyledonearum, pt. 1 (1828); Icones adhuc ineditae ... Botanica. 2 pts. in 1 v. (1900) -- Icones et descriptiones Insectorum. 5 pts. (1829-1845) -- Icones et descriptiones animalium evertebratorum sepositis Insectis. 2 pts. (1828-1831).

Contents: Zoologica. Supplement: Mammalia and Aves, by P. Matschie -- Reptilia, by G. Tornier -- Pisces, by F. Hilgendorf -- Mollusca, by E. von Martens -- Actiniaria and Zoantharia, by O. Carlgren -- Madreporaria, by W. Weltner.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | I, 1247

BM (Nat. Hist.), | volume 2, page 515

Stafleu & Cowan. Taxonomic lit. (2nd ed.), | 1636

Subjects

Africa, Northeast , Animals , Birds , Botany , Classification , Fishes , Insects , Invertebrates , Middle East , Pictorial works , Plants , Zoology

Call Number

QL45 .E37 1828

Language

Latin

Identifiers

LCCN: 06014266
OCLC: 5838236

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.107403

 

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