Museum Wormianum, seu, Historia rerum rariorum : tam naturalium, quam artificialium, tam domesticarum, quam exoticarum, quae Hafniae Danorum in aedibus authoris servantur
Historia rerum rariorum
Worm, Ole, 1588-1654
Elzevir, Daniel, 1626-1680
Elzevir, Jean, 1622-1661
Mander, Carel van, ca 1610-1670
Wingendorp, G. (Gerhard), active 1654-1681
Worm, Willum, 17th cent-
Lugduni Batavorum, Apud Iohannem Elsevirium, 1655
Two other issues of 1655 have as printers Officina Elseviriorum, and Apud Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios. The present issue was actually printed by Johannes and Daniel Elzevier, though only Johannes is credited on t.p. See Rahir.
Edited by Worm's son Willum, who signed the dedication. See Willems.
Woodcut printer's device on t.p. with motto Non solus. Engraved plates comprise a full-page port. of the author by G. Wingendorp after C. van Mander, and a double-page view of the interior of the author's cabinet by Wingendorp, tipped onto a stub at the centerfold. Of additional in-text ill., 11 are engravings (2 full page), the remainder woodcuts. Head- and tail-pieces, initials.
Signatures: *⁶ A-3C⁴.
Willems, A. Elzevir, | 772
Rahir, E. Elzevier, | 775
Cabinets of curiosities
Catalogs and collections
Early works to 1800
Natural history collections
QH70.D4 W67 1655
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