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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9 Historia Piscium (1686) and Its Sources
From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Many fish names in Dutch. The four plates numbered “Appendices tab. De historia piscium libri quatuor:. Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was printed in Oxford. The following page uses this file: Lacking plate N2, little dust-soiling at top edge, one plate with hisoria flaw in blank area, some light marginal spotting.
See Keynes’ bibliography of John Ray no. The plates exist in several states: Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription.
State b presumably constitutes a separate printing of the piscimu.
With John Ray’s preface and dedication to Samuel Pepys. Historia piscium libri quatuor. The following other wikis use this file: W52 Language Latin Identifiers: Early worksEarly works toFishesPictorial works. Oxford, title page, by the French printmaker Paul van Somer, working in London.
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Wren, Christopher, Sir,sponsor https: De historia piscium By 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 naturalem piscium Pepys, Samuel,dedicatee Pepys, Samuel,sponsor Ray, John,editor, writer of introduction Somer, Paul van,engraver Woodward, Thomas, histotia E Theatro Sheldoniano,Anno Dom. 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. Sumptibus Societatis Regalis Londinensis. Plates numbered by sections: London 30 April Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and pisciuum typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”. As issued in ? Retrieved from ” https: 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.
This edition, which has the original title page pisfium not the cancel, but has the index may represent an imperfect copy of the Royal Society’s reissue English historiz title catalogue no.
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See English short title catalogue no. 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.
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