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Insectorum sive minimorum animalium theatrum: olim ab Edoardo Wottono. Conrado Gesnero. Thomaque Pennio inchoatum: tandem Tho. Moufeti Londina^tis opera^ sumptibusq´[ue] maximis concinnatum, auctum, perfectum: et ad vivum expressis iconibus supra` quingentis illustratum.

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    SR - OS - 97/

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    [20], 285, 296-326, [4] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 2°.

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

General note: Edited by Sir The´odore Turquet de Mayerne, whose name appears in heading on A2r. With two final leaves bearing woodcuts of insects. One of three imprint variants of this edition. Signatures: A6 a4 B-2D6 2E4. Imprimatur at foot of 2E2v: "Recensui hunc Tractatum, ... Ex ædibus Lambithanis 4. Decem. 1633. Guliel. Bray." Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 17993a Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1976. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1423:3). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink note on flyleaf: 15 Sept 1733; Purchased Christie's E.P. Goldsmidt sale, 8 July 1993, lot 184 UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Contemporary vellum binding with paper label with title in MS. ink UK-SuSCL