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Historiae naturalis de quadrupetibus libri : cum aeneis figuris; [Historiae naturalis de serpentibus libri II ; Historiae naturalis de insectis libri III ; Historiae naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis libri IV ; Historiae naturalis de piscibus et cetis libri V ; Historiae naturalis de avibus libri VI]

Title Variants

Uniform: Historia naturalis.

By

Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675

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

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Francofurti ad Moenum :Impensis haeredum Math: Meriani,MDCL-MDCLIII [1650-1653]

Notes

Each part has its own title page and separate pagination. Part 1 (De quadrupedibus [i.e.quadripedibus]) is undated; Nissen gives its date as 1650. Part 2-3 (De serpentis and De insectis) are dated 1653. Part 4 (De exanguibus aquaticis) is dated 1650. Part 5 (De piscibus et cetis) is undated; Nissen gives its date as 1650. Part 6 (De avibus) is dated 1650.

Pagination: Part 1 (De quadripetibus) 231, [5] p.; pt. 2 (De serpentibus) 40, [4] p., plates 1-12; pt. 3 (De insectis) 200, [8] p., plates 1-28; pt. 4 (De exanguibus aquaticis) 78, [12] p., plates 1-20; pt. 5 (De piscibus et cetis) 228 p., plates 1-47; pt. 6 (De avibus) [2], 227, [9] p., plates 1-62.

Engraved t.p.s; woodcut publisher's device and head- and tail-pieces, initials; side-notes.

Publisher varies (Impensa Matthaei Meriani; Ex bibliopolio Haeredum Merianaeorum; and Impensis Haeredum Merianorum).

Part 6 (De avibus) contains: "De avibus brasilianis: ex Georgii Marcgravij Historici naturali Brasiliae": p. 186-214.

Contents: Pt. 1. De quadripedibus -- pt. 2. De serpentibus -- pt. 3. De insectis -- pt. 4. De exanguibus aquatis -- pt. 5. De piscibus et cetis -- pt. 6. De avibus.

BL German, 1601-1700, | J225

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | I, 2131-2135

Each part has its own title page and separate pagination. Part 1 (De quadrupedibus [i.e.quadripedibus]) is undated; Nissen gives its date as 1650. Part 2-3 (De serpentis and De insectis) are dated 1653. Part 4 (De exanguibus aquaticis) is dated 1650. Part 5 (De piscibus et cetis) is undated; Nissen gives its date as 1650. Part 6 (De avibus) is dated 1650.

Pagination: Part 1 (De quadripetibus) 231, [5] p.; pt. 2 (De serpentibus) 40, [4] p., plates 1-12; pt. 3 (De insectis) 200, [8] p., plates 1-28; pt. 4 (De exanguibus aquaticis) 78, [12] p., plates 1-20; pt. 5 (De piscibus et cetis) 228 p., plates 1-47; pt. 6 (De avibus) [2], 227, [9] p., plates 1-62.

Subjects

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

BHL Collections

Monsters Are Real

White Whale

Call Number

QL41 .J66 1650

Language

Latin

Identifiers

OCLC: 43195091

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.64232

 

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