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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Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page Views View Edit History. This page was last edited on 11 Aprilat Londinensis, concilium, et socios ejusdem. Historia piscium libri quatuor Alternative: Samuel Historai, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription. Historia piscium libri quatuor. Title Author Date Collection Contributor.

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Earumque effigies, quotquot haberi potuere, vel ad vivum delineatae, vel ad optima exemplaria impressa: Price realised Historis 3, Despite its importance and sumptuous production, the work was slow to sell. Plates numbered by sections: State b presumably constitutes a separate printing of the plates. A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page.


De historia piscium libri quatuor: De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author Ashmole, Piecium,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, oiscium, editor, writer of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, ? De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author https: The page illustrates a history of fish by the English naturalist Francis Willoughby.

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. See Keynes’ bibliography of Histofia Ray no.

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This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Title page and illustrations were published in London; text hhistoria printed in Oxford. De Historia Piscium libri quatuor. The Society’s President, Samuel Pepys, underwrote 79 of the engraved plates, and other members sponsored the remaining plates. The following page uses this file: Flemish painter, court painter and miniaturist.

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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. 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.

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London 30 April Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”. 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.

AmsterdamLeidenBrusselsLondon 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.