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Fish.- Dubravius (Janus) De Piscinis et Piscium, 2 parts in 1, collation: a-i8 k4; A-D8 E4 (blank leaf k4 present but lacking blank E4), part 1 in Latin, part 2 in Latin and Greek, full-page woodcut illustration on p.33, trimmed close to headlines in a few places, name on title heavily inked out, 19th century calf, gilt, top third of backstrip lacking, 8vo (136 x 90mm.), [Zurich], 1559.

⁂ Scarce work on fish and fishponds; part two is Xenocartes' De alimento ex aquatilibus, in Greek with a Latin translation by Johanes Baptista Rasario and notes by Conrad Gesner.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1917.

Literature: Adams D1009; Westwood & Satchell p.81; Petit 727

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Fish.- Dubravius (Janus) De Piscinis et Piscium, 2

Tue, Jul 10, 2018 1:00 PM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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