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Lang, Carl Nicolaus (1708)


Lang, Carl Nicolaus (1708)

Lang, Carl Nicolaus (1708)

Caroli Nicolai Langii | Lucernens. Helvet. Phil. & Medici | Acad. Caes. Leopold. Nat. Curios. German. & Physico-Crit. Senens. | Historia | Lapidum Figuratorum | Helvetiæ, | Ejusque Viciniæ, | In quâ non solùm enarrantur omnia eorum | Genera, Species Et Vires | Æneisque Tabulis Repræsentantur, | Sed insuper adducuntur eorum | Loca Nativa, | In Quibus Reperiri Solent, | Ut Cuilibet Facile Sit Eos Col- | Ligere, modo adducta loca. | Adire Libeat. |  [ornament] | Venetiis MDCCVIII. | [rule] | Sumptibus Authoris, Typis Jacobi Tomasini. | Superiorum Permissu. | Lucernæ, apud Hæredes Gottofredi Hautt. | & Joannem Jodocum Halter.

Collation: 4°: a4 )b(-)c(4 d2 A-X4;  [28] 1-165 [1 blank] p., engraved title page, 54 plates.
The present copy is bound together with Lang, Methodus Nova & facilis Testacea Marina in suas debitas Classes, genera, & species distribuendi, 1722 and Lang, Tractatus De Origine Lapidum Figuratorum, 1709; both works are not included in the collation.

Plates: 54 engraved plates numbered: "Tab.1-5" and "6-52", 2 unnumbered plates (facing p. 6 and 41), all plates unsigned, except for plate 1: "J. Melchior Füesli Tigurinus ad vivum Delineauit"; engraved title plate signed "Ambrosius Besutius Del: Paulus Blancus Mediolan: Sculp:"

Page size: 158 x 219 mm

Binding: contemporary full calf with gilt ornaments on spine and gilt lettering on spine label

Provenance: bookplate "Rudolphus Nicolaus Antonius Meijer"

Other editions: none

References: Hoover 505; Schuh 2887; Ward & Carozzi 1321

Collection: private collection

Lang, Carl Nicolaus (1708)
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Lang, Carl Nicolaus (1708)

Lang, Carl Nicolaus (1708)