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A gathering of many different animals with a large walled classical Italian-style garden behind and a banner bearing the book title above. Etching by W. Hollar, 1663, after himself.
- Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677.
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London (at the White Horse without New-gate) : Printed and are to be sould, by John Overton, 1674.
1 print : etching ; platemark 17.3 x 27.6 cm
Animalium, ferarum, & bestiarum, florum, fructuum, muscarum, vermiumq́: icones variæ, omnes ad vivum delineatæ, per Wenceslaum Hollar, & in lucem editæ, a Petro Stent, Londini, A.o 1663. A new and perfect book of beasts, flowers, fruits, butterflies, & other vermine, exactly drawne after y.e life & naturall, by W: Hollar ... W. Hollar sculp
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 "43" inscribed in ink
Wellcome Library no. 24360i
- BotanyEnglandHistory17th century
- BotanyPre-Linnean works
- ZoologyEnglandHistory17th century
- ZoologyPre-Linnean works
- Animals, Mythical
- Rhinoceros (Genus)
- Wall gardens
- Gardens, Italian
- Plants, Cultivated
- Plants, Ornamental
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