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Author:
Linné, Carl von 1707-1778  Search this
Ill:
Leche, Johan 1704-1764  Search this
Former owner:
Aldrich, John Merton 1866-1934 DSI  Search this
Melander, A. L (Axel Leonard) 1878-1962 DSI  Search this
Engraver:
Bergquist, Carl 1711-1781  Search this
Physical description:
[28], 411, [1] p., [3] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. (engravings) ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Classification
Place:
Sweden
Date:
1746
Notes:
Pirated ed. of the ed. published by L. Salvii in Stockholm also in 1746--Cf. BM (NH) catalog, Hulth, and Soulsby.
Plate I signed: I. Leche pinxit, C. Bergquist sculpsit.
Woodcut tail-pieces.
Errata: p. [391].
Signatures: )(⁸ )**(⁶ A-2A⁸ 2B⁴ 2C⁸ 2D² ()(5, A5, and Y4 missigned )(3, A9, and X4 respectively).
BM (NH), III, p. 1136
Soulsby, B.H. Linnaeus, 1152
Hulth, J.M. Bibliographia Linnaeana, 48
Also available online.
SCNHRB has two copies.
SCNHRB c. 1 (39088013489125) inscribed on 1st front free endpaper: J.M.. Aldrich, Moscow, Ida.; stamped on 1st front free endpaper: A.L. Melander from the library of J.M. Aldrich.
SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Library Aug 2 1881.
SCNHRB c. 1 bound in plain vellum, title in gilt on spine; housed in a linen-covered box.
SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013489166) imperfect: lacking frontispiece.
SCNHRB c. 2 has occasional ink ms. notes.
SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Aug 21 1931 [acc. no.] 288422.
SCNHRB c. 2 quarter bound in recent blue paste-paper and black goatskin, title in gilt within red leather spine label, marbled edges.
Elecresource
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Animals  Search this
Call number:
QL291 .L75 1746
QL291.L75 1746
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_166197