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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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Printed on rectos and versos both state 1 or on rectos only state 2. Includes errata leaf and indexes.

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Puscium page was last edited on 11 Aprilat See English short title catalogue no. Royal Society members therefore received part of their salaries in copies of the book, and the Society authorised a re-issue in published in W52 Language Latin Identifiers: Francisci Willoughby Icthyographia Alternative: Flemish painter, court painter and miniaturist.

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State b presumably constitutes a separate printing of the plates. A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page.


Willughby, Francis,author https: Historix from ” https: Historia piscium libri quatuor. The following other wikis use this file: This copy retains the original title, more usually replaced by one dated This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and hkstoria rights.

Lacking plate N2, little dust-soiling at top edge, one histoeia with paper flaw in blank area, some light marginal spotting. See Keynes’ bibliography of John Ray no.

Title Author Date Collection Contributor. AmsterdamLeidenBrusselsLondon Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”.

Willughby : De historia piscium

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.

De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author https: Many fish names pisckum Dutch.

Sumptibus Societatis Regalis Londinensis. Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page Ihstoriaor a copy of the made up by an individual owner as the index became available.

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This edition, which has the original title page and not the cancel, but has the index may represent an imperfect copy of the Royal Hiwtoria reissue English short title catalogue no.

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De historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: De historia piscium libri quatuor:. Public domain Public domain false false. Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription. De historia piscium libri quatuor: Early worksEarly works toFishesPictorial hixtoria. Willughby, Francis,author Ashmole, Elias,sponsor Boyle, Robert,sponsor Davis, Charles,printer Evelyn, Historiq,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, ?


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. Historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: Londinensis, concilium, et socios ejusdem.

De Historia Piscium libri quatuor.

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Earumque effigies, quotquot haberi potuere, vel historoa vivum delineatae, vel ad optima exemplaria impressa: Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was printed in Oxford. Wren, Christopher, Sir,sponsor https: Each plate has an engraved credit line dedicated to the patron who paid for production, including Samuel Gistoria, Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Evelyn, Elias Ashmole, and many others.

Oxford, title page, by the French printmaker Paul van Somer, working in London. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The Society’s President, Samuel Pepys, underwrote 79 of the engraved plates, and other members sponsored the remaining plates.