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Title

Historiae naturalis de quadrupedibus libri : cum aeneis figuris

Title Variants

Alternative: Historiae naturalis

By

Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675

Castelli, Pietro, approximately 1575-approximately 1657 , Hyaena odorifera.
Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 , Historiae naturalis de quadripedibus libri.
Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 , Historiae naturalis de avibus libri VI.
Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 , Historiae naturalis de piscibus et cetis libri V.
Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 , Historiae naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis libri IV.
Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 , Historiae naturalis de insectis libri III.
Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675 , Historiae naturalis de serpentibus libri II.
Marggraf, Georg, 1610-1644
Merian, Matthaeus, 1621-1687 , ill.
Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650 , publisher.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Amstelodami :Apud Ioannem Iacobi Fil. Schipper,MDCLVII [1657]

Notes

Each part has separate t.p., four are engraved; separate pagination for each part; text in double columns, side-notes.

Form of author and publisher statements vary.

Woodcut vignettes on letterpress t.p.s, initials and tail-pieces.

First published Frankfurt am Main, 1650-1653. The plates, by Matthaeus Merian, and title pages have been redrawn and reversed in this later ed.

Pagination: De quadrupedibus: 6, [2], 163, [1] p., 80 leaves of plates; De serpentibus: [2], 27 [i.e. 37], [1] p., 12 leaves of plates; De insectis: [8], 147, [1] p., 28 leaves of plates; De exanguibus aquaticis: 58, [2] p., 20 leaves of plates; De piscibus et cetis: 5, [3], 160 p., 47 leaves of plates; De avibus: [12], 96, 89-160 p., 62 leaves of plates.

Final part (p. 151-[164]) of Historiae naturalis de quadrupedibus libri consists of: Petri Castelli, Romani, Extasis de hyaena odorifera, zibethum gignente, quae civetta vulgo appellatur.

Contents: [Pt. 1] De quadrupedibus -- [pt. 2] De serpentibus -- [pt. 3] De insectis -- [pt. 4] De exanguibus aquaticis -- [pt. 5] De piscibus et cetis -- [pt. 6] De avibus.

BM (Nat. hist.), | v. 2, p. 942

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | no. 2131-2135

Subjects

Animals , Birds , Early works to 1800 , Insects , Pre-Linnean works , Snakes , Zoology

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Curious and Bizarre Creatures

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Call Number

QL41 .J66 1657

Language

Latin

Identifiers

OCLC: 23826152

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.62511

 

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