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Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)


Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)

Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)

Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)

Johann Jacob Scheuchzers, | Beyland Profess. Der Natur=Lehre und Mathematic / Canonici | in Zürich, wie auch Mitgliedes der Kayserlichen, Königlich=English=| und Preusischen Gesellschaften der Gelehrten,  | Natur=Geschichte | des | Schweitzerlandes, | Samt seinen | Reisen über die Schweitzerische Gebürge. | Aufs neue herausgegeben, und mit einigen Anmerkungen versehen | Von | Joh. Georg Sulzern. | [rule] | Erster Theil. [-Zweyter Theil] | [vignette] | [double rule] | Zürich, bey David Geβner, Gebdr. 1746.
Title of part one in red and black

Collation: 2 parts:
Part I: 4°: ):(4 A-3P4 χ2; [3] 4-16 1-486 [4] p., in the present copy the two leaves χ2 are bound between ):(1 and ):(2; 18 plates
Part II: 4°: ):(4 A-3B4; [8] 1-381 [3] p., 15 plates

Part I bound together with "Johann Georg Sulzers | Untersuchung | Von dem | Ursprung der Berge, | Und | andrer damit verknüpften | Dinge. | [double rule] | Zürich / bey David Geβner, Gbdr. | 1746." 4°: A-E4 F2; [1-2] 3-44 p.

Plates: 33 plates
Part I: 18 plates numbered "Tab. I-XVIII", plate XIV erroneously numbered XII, plates 1-2, 7-12, 15 unsigned, plate 3 signed "Ac. del.", plates 4–5 are on 1 leaf not numbered signed "Joh. Georg Seiller Helv. Schaffhusianus Sculptor", plate 6 signed "J. Melchior Füesli, ad vivum delineavit et fecit. Tiguri.", plate 13 signed "J. Brandenberg del. Joh Meijer fecit", plate 14 signed "I. Strickler del. R. Füessli Sculps.", plates 16, 18 signed "Joh. Meijerus fecit.", plate 17 signed "Joh. Meijer f."
Part II: 15 plates, numbered "Tom. II p. [facing page number]", plates 6-10 are additionally numbered "TAB. I-V", plates 13 (folding map) and 14 are not numbered, plate 2 signed "J. M. Füesli fecit", plate 9 signed "Joh. Mel. Füesli Fecit", plate 11 signed in reflected face "Joh. Melchior Füesli | fecit A° 1707", all other plates unsigned

Page size: 170 x 217 mm

Binding: later half leather over marbled boards, with gilt lettering and blindstamped ornaments on spine

Provenance: name stamp "Walther Schultze | Dr. phil." and bookplate "Wm. Adre. Ooster."

Other editions: 1752

References: Schuh 4308

Collection: private collection

Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)

Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)

Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)

Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob (1746)