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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Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was. De historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: See English short title catalogue no. This copy retains the original title, more usually replaced by one dated Each plate has pisckum 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.
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, writer of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, ?
You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Nor a copy of the made up by an individual owner as the index became available. This edition, which has the original title page and not the cancel, nistoria has the index may represent an imperfect copy of the Hisyoria Society’s reissue English short title catalogue no. Willughby, Francis,author https: Royal Society members therefore received part of their salaries in copies of the book, and the Society authorised a re-issue in published in In some copies the added engraved title page is often placed as a title page to the plates when they are bound following the text or in a separate volume.
Early worksEarly works toFishesPictorial works. The Society’s President, Samuel Pepys, underwrote 79 of the engraved plates, and other members sponsored the remaining plates.
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This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was printed in Oxford. Earumque effigies, quotquot haberi potuere, vel ad vivum pisccium, vel ad optima exemplaria impressa: Londinensis, concilium, et socios ejusdem.
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, ? This work is in the public piscjum in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.
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The following page uses pixcium file: Wren, Christopher, Sir,sponsor https: Additional engraved title by Paul van Somer, of engraved plates by [Richard] Huntseveral with pasted-on identification slips, 4 engraved headpieces incorporating the arms of the Royal Society opening each book, engraved Sheldonian device on title, metalcut ornamental initials. Title Author Date Collection Contributor. The BHL knows of no copyright restrictions on this item.
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Price realised GBP 3, Includes errata leaf and indexes. State 1 plates may include eight blank leaves. Historia piscium libri quatuor.
Second edition, a re-issue of the sheets of the first edition with an ‘Index Piscium’ added at the end and printed identification slips pasted onto some plates. Pisces Indiae orientalis a Hostoria Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”. A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page.
De historia piscium libri quatuor: AmsterdamLeidenBrusselsLondon First Latin edition issued in ; see C. E Theatro Sheldoniano,Anno Dom. De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author https: Samuel Sanders, whose arms are on the binding, puscium 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. Printed on rectos and versos both state 1 or on rectos only state 2. The page illustrates a history of fish by the English naturalist Francis Willoughby.
Historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page Lacking plate N2, little dust-soiling at top edge, one plate with paper flaw in blank area, some light marginal spotting.