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Dissection, viscera, and skeleton of the spadefoot, Pelobates fuscus, from Rösel von Rosenhof's Historia naturalis ranarum nostratium

Finnin, Denis

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States

  • Title: Dissection, viscera, and skeleton of the spadefoot, Pelobates fuscus, from Rösel von Rosenhof's Historia naturalis ranarum nostratium
  • Creator: Finnin, Denis
  • Subject: Rare books, Amphibians, Frogs
  • 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
  • Plate of Figure Number: XIX
  • Note: Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, Added colored engraved title page designed by Rösel and engraved by Tyroff; engraved head-pieces designed by Rösel, Preissler, Harrich, and engraved by Heuman, Tyroff, Rösel, Mechel, and Joninger; plates designed and engraved by Rösel.
  • Medium: Engravings
  • Imprint: Nurnberg, Gedrucht bey Johann Joseph Fleischmann, 1758
  • Identifier: b11371523_7
  • Description of Publication: viii, 115 p., 24 [i.e. 48] leaves of plates : ill. ; 48 cm.
  • Department / Discipline: Vertebrate zoology, Herpetology
  • Date of Publication: 1758
  • Date: 2011
  • 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scrapbooks, richly illustrated fragile and uniquely bound materials, limited and/or autographed editions; published and unpublished materials with special Museum association; materials of high monetary value; and rare books relevant to natural history, especially in those fields of interest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-75-D
  • Book Title: Historia naturalis ranarum nostratium in qua omnes earum proprietates, praesertim quae ad generationem ipsarum pertinent, fusius enarrantur. Cum praefatione illustris viri Alberti v. Haller. Edidit accuratisque iconibus ornavit, Augustus Johannes Rosel von Rosenhof = Die natürliche Historie der Frösche hiesigen Landes : worinnen alle Eigenschaften derselben, sonderlich aber ihre Fortpflanzung, umständlich beschrieben werden mit einer Vorrede Herrn Albrechts von Haller ; herausgegeben und mit zuverlässigen Abbildungen gezieret von August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof
  • Bibliographic Number: <a href="http://libcat1.amnh.org/record=b1137152" target="_blank">b11371523</a>
  • Author: Rösel von Rosenhof, August Johann, 1705-1759
  • Artist: Unknown

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