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John Johnston / Matthäus Merian - Theatrum Universale Omnium Animalium [Bound with:] Insectorium Historiae naturalis de serpentibus - 1757

Tabulis Viginti Octo ab Illo Celeberrimo Mathia Meriano.
Aeri Incisis Ornatum.
Ex Scriptoribus Tam Antiquis, Quam Recentioribus, Theophrasto, Dioscoride, Aeliano, Oppiano, Plinio, Gesnero, Aldrovando, Wottonio, Turnero, Mouffeto, Agricola Boetio, Baccio, Ruveo Schonfeldio, Freggio, Mathiolo, Tabernamontano, Bauhino, Ximene, Bustamantio, Rondeletio, Bellonio, Citesio, Theueto, Marggravio, Pisone.
Et Aliis Maxima Cura Collectum.
Et Ob Raritatem Denuo Inprimendum.
Suscepit Franciscus Iosephus Eckebrecht, Bibliopola Heilbrunnensis.
Type Joh. Adami Sigmundi, MDCCLVII. (F. J. Eckebrecht, Heilbronn 1757).
Matthäus Merian the Younger In 1650, after the death of his father, he took over the publishing house in Frankfurt together with his brother Kaspar. In that year, Johnston's collective work on the birds was published there as part of the "Historia Naturalis", with which Matthäus Merian the Elder is believed to have started. had started. Matthäus Merian the Younger, who had thorough artistic training as a student of Joachim Sandrart, created the copper panels together with his brother based on older models.
Original half parchment binding with parchment corners, spine inscription and cover illustration.
Folio - format: approx. 33 x 22 cm. Three-sided color cut.
212 pages + 2 index sheets + all 28 full-page copper plates.
Bound further:
55 pages + 2 index sheets + all 12 full-page copper plates.
Beautiful paper in good condition. With all copper plates in an amazingly good quality.
A copy in very good condition considering its age.
Very interesting old book about insects and snakes with great engravings - a great collector's item or a valuable addition to your library.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Illustrated, Natural History
Author/ Illustrator John Johnston / Matthäus Merian
Book Title Theatrum Universale Omnium Animalium [Bound with:] Insectorium Historiae naturalis de serpentibus
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1757
Edition Illustrated Edition
Language Latin
Original language Yes
Publisher F. J. Eckebrecht, Heilbronn
Binding/ Material Vellum
Extras tipped in plates
Number of pages 353
Dimensions 33×22 cm
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