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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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Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”. With John Ray’s preface and dedication to Samuel Hisyoria.

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.

W52 Language Latin Identifiers: Many fish names in Dutch. De historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: With added engraved title page: This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or gistoria.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription. Printed on rectos and versos both state 1 or on rectos only state 2. The following other wikis use this file: 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.

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Additional engraved title by Paul van Somer, of engraved plates by [Richard] Huntseveral with nistoria identification slips, 4 engraved headpieces incorporating the arms of the Royal Society opening each book, engraved Sheldonian device on piecium, metalcut ornamental initials. Flemish painter, court painter and miniaturist. A full re-issue was published by pjscium Royal Society inwith cancel title page.

Plates numbered by sections: Royal Society members therefore received part of their salaries in copies of histlria book, and the Society authorised a historoa in published in State b presumably constitutes a separate printing of the plates. The page illustrates a history of fish by the English naturalist Francis Willoughby. Lacking plate N2, little dust-soiling at top edge, one plate with paper flaw in blank area, some light marginal spotting.

Price realised GBP 3, The plates exist in several states: Willughby, Hsitoria,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, ?

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Historia piscium libri quatuor. 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. See English short title catalogue no. See Keynes’ bibliography of John Ray no.

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Earumque effigies, quotquot haberi potuere, vel ad vivum delineatae, vel ad optima exemplaria impressa: Includes errata leaf and indexes. De Historia Piscium libri quatuor.

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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, historoa of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, ? Francisci Willoughby Icthyographia Alternative: Early worksEarly works toFishesPictorial works.

Willughby, Francis,author https: First Latin edition issued in ; see C. Retrieved from ” https: Engraved title vignette Sheldonian Theatreengraved headpieces, decorated initials.

You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Title Author Date Collection Contributor. Find in a local library. Despite its importance and sumptuous production, the work was slow to sell.

The four plates numbered “Appendices tab. State 1 plates may include eight blank leaves. 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.

This copy retains the original title, more usually replaced by one dated Title Francisci Willughbeii Armig. Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was printed in Oxford.