Manuscript/Mixed Material Manuscriptum ichthyologicum quod Petrus Artedi elaboravit in usum Thesauri Sebani : manuscript
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- Manuscriptum ichthyologicum quod Petrus Artedi elaboravit in usum Thesauri Sebani : manuscript
- Artedi, Peter, 1705-1735, author
- Seba, Albertus, 1665-1736
- Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner
- United States. Bureau of Fisheries, former owner
Created / Published
- [Amsterdam?], [between 1735 and 1773]
- - Fishes--Catalogs and collections--Netherlands--Amsterdam
- - Fishes--Classification--Early works to 1800
- - Ichthyology--Early works to 1800
- - Fishes--Indonesia--Ambon
- - Fishes--Suriname
- - Peter Artedi, known as the "father of ichthyology," was a colleague of (and possible influence on) Linnaeus.
- - Notes made by Artedi on the fish-specimen collection of Albertus Seba, posthumously incorporated into volume 3 of the latter's Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri. Describes the fishes found in Ambon and Suriname, arranged by genus and species.
- - Title from title page.
- - Copied by Rob. Wilh. van Homrigh and given away 1773. Cf. note on verso of front free endpaper.
- - Formerly owned by Sir Thomas Phillilpps (Phillipps MS 8328); received by the Bureau of Fisheries Library on September 13, 1899 (per ink stamp on t.p.). Date of acquisition by LC unknown.
- - Date of production conjectured from year in which Artedi worked with Albertus Seba (1735) and year of donation by van Homrigh (1773).
- - Bound in full tree calf with gilt-tooled ornamental borders and centerpieces; gilt-tooled ornaments on spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt.
- - Described in Daniel Merriman, "A Rare Manuscript Adding to Our Knowledge of the Work of Peter Artedi," Copeia, July 8, 1941, pages 64-69.
- 1 volume (82 pages) ; 25 x 19 cm (4to)
Call Number/Physical Location
- QL618.15 .A78 1735
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Chicago citation style:
Artedi, Peter, Author, Albertus Seba, Thomas Phillipps, and Former Owner United States Bureau Of Fisheries. Manuscriptum ichthyologicum quod Petrus Artedi elaboravit in usum Thesauri Sebani: manuscript. [Amsterdam?, between 1735 and 1773, 1735] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018656155/.
APA citation style:
Artedi, P., Seba, A., Phillipps, T. & United States Bureau Of Fisheries, F. O. (1735) Manuscriptum ichthyologicum quod Petrus Artedi elaboravit in usum Thesauri Sebani: manuscript. [Amsterdam?, between 1735 and 1773] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018656155/.
MLA citation style:
Artedi, Peter, Author, et al. Manuscriptum ichthyologicum quod Petrus Artedi elaboravit in usum Thesauri Sebani: manuscript. [Amsterdam?, between 1735 and 1773, 1735] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018656155/>.