Fossilia hantoniensia collecta, et in Musaeo britannico deposita


Fossilia hantoniensia collecta, et in Musaeo britannico deposita

Title Variants

Alternative: Fossilia Hantoniensia; Hampshire fossils

Alternative: Hampshire fossils


Brander, Gustavus, 1720-1787 , collector

Green, Benjamin, 1739-1798 , engraver
Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778 , Systema naturae
Mazell, Peter, active 1761-1797 , engraver
Solander, Daniel Charles, 1733-1782 , compiler
British Museum (Natural History). Department of Palaeontology. , repository




Published material

Publication info

Londini, [publisher not identified], 1766


Descriptions attributed by Brander to Daniel Charles Solander, one of the officers of the British Museum, on page v.

The section on "Characteres generum" (pages [1]-8, 3rd group) is organized according to the Systema naturae of Linné, according to the footnote on page [1] (3rd group).

In some copies, the final leaf of text (M2) is a cancellans: the cancellans leaf begins: Fig. 122. 123; the cancellandum leaf begins: Fig. 121.

The English short title catalogue gives the date of publication for this edition in brackets as 1765, but does not explain the reason why. The title page and the introduction (page vi) are both dated 1766.

The plates are signed: Green delin. et sculp.

The engraved vignette on the title page is signed: P. Mazell delin. & sculp.

The final page is blank.

The plates are accompanied by blank tissue guard sheets.

Signatures: [A]⁴ B-M².

Contents: Preface -- Characteres generum -- Descriptiones specierum.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | 535

English short title catalogue | T40065

Catalogue of the books, manuscripts, maps and drawings in the British Museum (Natural History) | page 221

Text primarily in Latin, with a preface printed in parallel columns of Latin and English (pages iii-vi).


1720-1787 , Brander, Gustavus, , Cancelled leaves , Catalogs , England , Hampshire , Natural history collections , Paleontology

BHL Collections

Natural History Museum (London) Publications

Unearthed! Smithsonian Libraries' Paleo Collection

Call Number

QE709 .B72 1766




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.146466
LCCN: https://lccn.loc.gov/gs09000270
OCLC: 16514924


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