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A griffin facing left surrounded by various flowers, fruits and insects. Engraving by D. Loggan, 1663, after W. Hollar.
- Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677.
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[London (at the White Horse without New-gate)] : [John Overton], 
1 print : engraving ; platemark 17.6 x 27.7 cm
A griffin ; gryps ; courants ; dua corinthia ; wild buglass ; Buglossa silusstris ; winter sweet / marjoram ; Majorana / dulas ; a pine apple ; pinum
Print is one of nine plates from the 1674 ed. of the book (plates of the bear and red lilies, present in 1663 ed., are wanting)
Sheet bears number "52" inscribed in ink
Wellcome Library no. 24378i
- BotanyEnglandHistory17th century
- BotanyPre-Linnean works
- ZoologyEnglandHistory17th century
- ZoologyPre-Linnean works
- Plants, Ornamental
- EntomologyEnglandHistory17th century
- Animals, Mythical
- Wings (Anatomy)
- Cones (Botany)
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