Published: (); Libri de piscibus marinis: in quibus veræ piscium effigies expressæ sunt: quæ in De historia piscium and Icthyographia / Francis Willughby. De historia piscium libri quatuor: jussu & sumptibus Societatis Regiae Londinensis editi.: In quibus non tantum De piscibus in genere agitur. While the Horrible Histories writers derive much amusement from the financial failure of the Historia Piscium, and its knock-on effect on Newton.
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First Latin edition issued in ; see C. Flemish painter, court painter and miniaturist. The four plates numbered “Appendices tab. Puscium worksEarly works toFishesPictorial works. Contact Client Service info christies.
De historia piscium libri quatuor: De historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page State 1 plates may include eight blank leaves. Public domain Public domain false false.
Printed on rectos and versos both state 1 or on rectos only state 2. Oxford, title page, by the French printmaker Paul van Somer, working in London. Samuel Sanders, whose arms are on the binding, was a member of the Royal Society, and probable cousin of Cromwell Mortimer, its secretary and the compiler of the new index added to the re-issue. Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”.
De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author Ashmole, Elias,sponsor Boyle, Robert,sponsor Davis, Charles,printer Evelyn, John,sponsor Mortimer, Cromwell,Index piscium in Ichthyographia Willughbeiana Nieuhof, Johannes,Appendix ad Historiam naturalem piscium Pepys, Samuel,dedicatee Pepys, Samuel,sponsor Ray, John,editor, pisciuk of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, ?
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Each plate has an engraved credit line dedicated to the patron who paid for production, including Samuel Pepys, Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Evelyn, Elias Ashmole, and many others. Historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: The Society’s President, Samuel Pepys, underwrote 79 of the engraved plates, and other members sponsored the remaining plates.
This page was last edited on 11 Aprilat Title Author Date Collection Contributor. Includes errata leaf and indexes. As issued in ?
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Wren, Christopher, Sir,sponsor https: Willughby, Francis,author Ashmole, Elias,sponsor Boyle, Robert,sponsor Davis, Charles,printer Evelyn, John,sponsor Mortimer, Cromwell,Index piscium in Ichthyographia Willughbeiana Nieuhof, Johannes,Appendix ad Historiam naturalem piscium Pepys, Samuel,dedicatee Pepys, Samuel,sponsor Ray, John,editor, writer of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, ?
With added engraved title page: The BHL knows of no copyright restrictions on this item. Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was. Londinensis, concilium, et socios ejusdem.
De Historia Piscium libri quatuor.
De historia piscium libri quatuor. This edition, which has the original title page and not the cancel, but has the index may represent an imperfect copy of the Royal Society’s reissue English short title catalogue no. De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author https: A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page.
Royal Society members therefore received part of their salaries in copies of the book, and the Society authorised a re-issue in published in This copy retains the original title, more usually replaced by one dated Willughby, Francis,author https: The following page uses this file: Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription.
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