Conr. Gesneri Tigurini, medicinae et philosophiae professoris in Schola Tigurina, Historiae animalium liber II : qui est De quadrupedibus ouiparis
Title page vignette ("De crocodilo terrestri, aegyptiaco vel arabico") also appears on page 23.
Pages 22 and 78 are misnumbered 25 and 87, respectively.
Signatures: *⁴ A-K⁶.
Leaf *4 (pages -, 1st group) is blank.
Wellisch, H. Conrad Gessner, 24.2
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SCNHRB and SCDIRB have one copy each.
SCNHRB copy 39088016899387 is imperfect: the blank leaf *4 (pages -, 1st group) is wanting.
SCNHRB copy has bookseller's printed label on front paste-down endpaper: Aus C.E. Haessler's Magazin wohlfeiler gebundener Bücher. Hamburg. Neuenwall 142.
SCNHRB copy is stamped on title page.: National Zoological Park; overstamped: Cancelled; written in ink: 486.
SCNHRB copy is stamped on verso of title page: Ludwig K. Schmarda; Smithsonian National Zoological Park Institution [overstamped] Cancelled; Smithsonian Institution National Museum, Aug 23 1944, accession number [in red written over in black pencil] 326592.
SCNHRB copy has an old gilt-tooled, tree-stained full leather binding with raised bands, marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. Housed in a modern linen-covered box with printed brown paper spine label (the date "1602" was printed on the spine label in error).
SCNHRB copy is bound with: Gessner, C. Historia animalium. Liber V, qui est De serpentium natura. Tiguri : In officina Froschouiana, MDLXXXVII  -- Gessner, C. Nomenclator aquatilium animantium. Heidelbergae : E Typographeio Iohannis Lancelloti : Impensis Andreae Cambieri, anno MDCVI .
SCDIRB copy 39088016899429 has ownership inscription of Count Joannes Josephus Inzaghi on t.p. dated 1692; binding stamped with initials I.F.D.E and date 1599 on front cover.
SCDIRB copy has bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner.
SCDIRB copy has a contemporary binding of blind-tooled full alum-tawed pigskin over wooden boards, stamped on the front and back with allegorical female figures; raised bands; metal clasps; and blue edges. Housed in a modern archival paperboard portfolio with reddish-brown paste-paper spine.
SCDIRB copy is bound with: Historia animalium. Liber III, qui est De auium natura. Francofurdi : Ex officina typographica Ioannis Wecheli : Impensis Roberti Cambieri, 1585.
printer: Wechel, Johann -1593
publisher: Cambier, Robert -approximately 1598
former owner: Schmarda, Ludwig K (Ludwig Karl) 1819-1908 DSI
former owner: Inzaghi, Joannes Josephus -1722 DSI
former owner: National Zoological Park (U.S.) DSI
bookseller: C.E. Haessler (Firm) DSI
donor: Burndy Library DSI
Call number: QL41 .G39h liber 2 1586
Call number: QL41.G39h liber 2 1586