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Coral tree branch with caterpillars and emperor moths from Merian's Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche insecten

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

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  • Title: Coral tree branch with caterpillars and emperor moths from Merian's Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche insecten
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Botany, Entomology, Insects -- Pictorial works, South America, Trees
  • Specimen Location: American Museum of Natural History Library Rare Book Collection
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Research Library
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Medium: Hand-colored engravings
  • Imprint: t'Amsterdam, : by Joannes Oosterwyk, boekverkoper op den Dam in de Boekzael: Alwaer dit werk, ... te bekomen zyn., 1719
  • Identifier: b11797897_2
  • Description of Publication: [10], 72 p., 72 leaves of plates : ill. ; 54 cm. (fol.)
  • Department / Discipline: Invertebrate Zoology
  • Date of Publication: 1719
  • Date: 2011
  • Coverage: Suriname
  • Collection Title: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Name: Rare Book Collection
  • Collection Description: The images of the Rare Book Collection highlight some of the art, illustrations, engravings, maps, and sketches from the over 14,000 rare materials housed at the Library. The Museum Library’s Rare Book Collection includes field diaries and scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest at the Museum. This image collection commences with all of the artwork showcased in Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library: Essays & Plates, a book edited by the Library’s Director, published in October, 2012.
  • Call Number: RF-56-F
  • Book Title: Maria Sybilla Meriaen Over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche insecten, :waer in de Surinaemsche rupsen en wormen, met alle derzelver veranderingen, naer het leeven afgebeeldt, en beschreeven worden; zijnde elk geplaest op dezelfde gewassen, bloemen, en vruchten, daer ze op gevonden zijn; beneffens de beschrijving dier gewassen. Waer in ook de wonderbare padden, hagedissen, slangen, spinnen, en andere zeltzame gediertens worden vertoont, en beschreeven
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1179789" target="_blank">b11797897</a>
  • Author: Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717
  • Artist: Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717

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