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Historiae naturalis. De Quadrvpetibvs...

  • Author

    Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675,

  • Date published

    1650

  • Publisher

    Francofurti ad Moenum [Frankfurt am Main] Matthoei Meriani 1650-1662

  • Subject

    Animals

    Ornithology Early works to 1800

    Fish Early works to 1800

    Trees Early works to 1800

  • Accession number

    83414754

  • Class

    SR - OS - 97 JON/

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    3 vols: vol.1. pp. 231,[5], 80pl.;227, [9], 62 pl.; vol. 2. pp.228, 47 pl.; 78, [12], 20 pl.; 200, [8], 28pl.; 40, [4], 12pl; vol.3. pp. [20], 477, [31], 137pl. 32cm.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: vol.1.De Quadrvpetibvs...[1650], engraved t.p., 80 pl. [pl. 1 in facsimile] ;Bound with: De Avibus... 1650, engraved t.p., 62 pl. UK-SuSCL vol.2. De Piscibus et Cetis...[1650], engraved t.p., 47 pl.;Bound with: Exangvibus Aqvaticis... 1650, printed t.p. 20.pl. ; also bound with De Insectis... 1653, engraved t.p., 28 pl.; also bound with De Serpentibus [et Draconibus]... 1653, printed t.p., 12pl. UK-SuSCL vol. 3. De Arboribvs et Fructibus tam nostri qvam Peregrini Orbis... 1662, engraved t.p., 137 pl. UK-SuSCL vol. 1. lacks Pl. 1: the horse, of De Quadrvpetibvs. Replaced in facsimile UK-SuSCL Ownership and custodial history: MS notes dated 1820 in vols. 1 and 2. recording gift in 1820 by Johan Bulow of Sanderamgaard to Odeun Stiftsbibliothek, with library number XLI; Bookplate of Gerhard Jensen in all 3 vols.; notes on provenance enclosed in vol. 1. by Dr B.E. Juel-Jensen, Oxford 'from my father'; purchased 2004 Lawson catalogue 313, item 118 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Full contemporary white vellum, blind-tooled ruled borders on boards, with cross-hatching at foot of spines, gilt coat-of-arms [unidentified European] on front board within a gilt wreath; some ties shortened, small paper labels on spine numbered 52, 53, 54 respectively UK-SuSCL