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L'histoire de la natvre des oyseavx :
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L'histoire de la natvre des oyseavx : avec levrs descriptions, & naïfs portraicts retirez du natvrel, escrite en sept livres

Related Titles

Related/Analytical: Histoire de la nature des oiseaux.

By

Belon, Pierre, 1517?-1564

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

A Paris :... Gilles Corrozet ...,1555.

Notes

Colophon reads: Imprime à Paris par Benoist.

Signatures: ã⁶, ẽ⁴, ĩ⁴, a-f⁶, g⁴, h-m⁶, n⁴, o-t⁶, v⁴, x-z⁶, A-E⁶, F⁴, G-I⁶, K-L⁴. A⁶, p. [275]-[276], and L⁴ blank.

Woodcuts include port. of author, two comparing human and bird skeletons, 158 depicting birds and one bat, and 7 displaying the printer's device, some signed with a lorraine cross, others with a white cross on black diamond, some unsigned. Author mentions Pierre Goudet [i.e., Gourdelle] as an artist.

Many plates captioned with excerpts from Aristotle in Greek letter. Some Greek in text as well.

Also published in Paris by Guillaume Cavellat in the same year.

Each part has separate title page each with printer's device.

Includes index.

Mortimer, R. French 16th cent., | 50

Brunet, | I, column 762

Subjects

Birds

Call Number

QL673 .B45 1555

Language

French

Identifiers

OCLC: 64299050

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.78886

 

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