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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Royal Society members therefore received part of their salaries in copies of the book, and the Society authorised a re-issue in published in Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription.
London 30 Hustoria Many fish names in Dutch. State 1 plates may include eight blank leaves. Plates numbered by sections: As issued in ? Flemish painter, court painter and miniaturist.
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. 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.
Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page pkscium The page illustrates a history of fish by the English naturalist Francis Willoughby.
The following page uses this file: See English short title catalogue no. Londinensis, concilium, et socios ejusdem.
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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.
Title Author Date Collection Contributor. Earumque effigies, quotquot haberi potuere, vel ad vivum delineatae, vel ad optima exemplaria impressa: Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was printed in Oxford.
Price realised GBP 3, The Society’s President, Samuel Pepys, underwrote 79 of the engraved plates, historoa other members sponsored the remaining plates. Lacking plate N2, little dust-soiling at top edge, one plate with paper flaw in blank area, some light marginal spotting. Sumptibus Societatis Piscimu Londinensis.
State b presumably constitutes a separate printing of the plates. Contact Client Service info christies. Historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.
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Printed on rectos and versos both state 1 or on rectos only state 2. First Latin edition issued in ; see C.
Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was. 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 pisciuum piscium Pepys, Samuel,dedicatee Pepys, Samuel,sponsor Ray, John,editor, writer of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, ?
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. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.
This edition, which has the original title page and not the cancel, but has the hisgoria may represent an imperfect copy of the Royal Society’s reissue English short title catalogue no.
Includes errata leaf and indexes. Oxford, title page, by the French printmaker Paul van Somer, working in London. De historia piscium libri quatuor: The plates exist in several states: With added engraved title page: Find in a local library.
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 less. E Theatro Sheldoniano,Anno Dom.
Francisci Willoughby Icthyographia Alternative: Historia piscium libri quatuor. W52 Language Latin Identifiers: Nor a copy of the made up by an individual owner as the index became available.
A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page.