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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The page illustrates a history of fish by the English naturalist Francis Willoughby.

Willughby, Francis,author https: This page was last edited on 11 Aprilat Nor a copy of the made up by an individual owner as the index became histogia. Title Author Date Collection Contributor. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Royal Society members therefore received part of their salaries in copies of the book, and the Society authorised a re-issue in published in 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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Find in a local library. Francisci Willoughby Icthyographia Alternative: W52 Language Pixcium Identifiers: Contact Client Service info christies. E Theatro Sheldoniano,Anno Dom. De historia piscium By Willughby, Francis,author https: The plates exist in several states: See English short title catalogue no.

Title Francisci Willughbeii Armig. Pisces Indiae orientalis a Joanne Nieuhofs descripti”; “Annotationes in tabulae” and “Errata typographica” on recto of unpaged leaf following; “Index”. State b presumably constitutes a separate printing of the plates.

As issued in ? The Society’s President, Samuel Pepys, underwrote 79 of the engraved plates, and other members sponsored the remaining plates.

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Londinensis, concilium, et socios ejusdem. Plates numbered by sections: Price realised GBP 3, The following other wikis use this file: Second edition, a re-issue of the sheets of the first edition with an ‘Index Piscium’ added at the end and printed identification slips pasted onto some plates.

See Keynes’ bibliography of John Ray no. 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.

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State 1 plates may include eight blank leaves. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.

A full re-issue was published by the Royal Society inwith cancel title page.

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. Title page and illustrations were published in London; text was. Lacking plate Liscium, little dust-soiling at top edge, one plate with paper flaw in blank area, some light marginal spotting.

Pisciym 30 April With added engraved title page: Printed on rectos and versos both state 1 or on rectos only state 2. Wood, Vertebrate zoology, page The four plates numbered “Appendices tab. De historia piscium libri quatuor: Samuel Pepys, secretary of the admiralty and diarist, is featured on the inscription.

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