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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De Historia Piscium libri quatuor. E Theatro Sheldoniano,Anno Dom.
9 Historia Piscium (1686) and Its Sources
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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.
From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Title Francisci Willughbeii Armig. Each plate has an engraved credit line dedicated to the patron who paid for production, including Samuel Pepys, Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Evelyn, Elias Ashmole, and many others.
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Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription. Additional engraved title by Paul van Somer, of pisciym 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.
As issued in ? See Keynes’ bibliography of John Ray no. Flemish painter, court painter and miniaturist. This page was last edited on 11 Aprilat With John Ray’s preface and dedication to Samuel Pepys. With added engraved title page: De historia piscium libri quatuor:.
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Willughby : De historia piscium
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Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was printed in Oxford. A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page. State 1 plates may include eight blank leaves. Londinensis, concilium, et socios histoira.
Oxford, title page, by the French printmaker Paul van Somer, working in London.
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Many fish names in Dutch. Historia piscium libri quatuor.
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De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author Ashmole, Elias,sponsor Boyle, Robert,sponsor Davis, Charles,printer Evelyn, John,sponsor Mortimer, Hiatoria,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, ?
De historia piscium libri quatuor: See English short title catalogue no. This work is in the public domain in its pisciun of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.
This copy retains the original title, more usually replaced by one dated Earumque effigies, quotquot haberi potuere, vel ad vivum delineatae, vel ad optima exemplaria impressa: Early worksEarly works toHistorisPictorial works. Despite its importance and sumptuous production, the work was slow to sell.
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