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The therd booke, of flowers fruits beastes birds and flies exactly drawne. With additions by Iohn Dunstall.

Additional Title(s):

A book of flowers fruits beastes birds and flies exactly drawne. 3d book.

[London] Are to be sould by P. Stent, 1661.
Physical Description:
20 plates. 20 x 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK98 B6 1661 pt. 3+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
The first and second books were probably first published earlier in the century, and reissued in 1661. At least the title page of the first book was by Francis Delaram, and at least some plates in the first two books were based on illustrations in the Hortus Floridus of Crispin van de Passe. For the 1661 reissue, John Dunstall made additions to the last two books.--Cf. British Museum catalogue; Croft-Murray, Edward. Catalogue of British drawings. London, 1960, v. 1, p. 301-304; Hind, A.M. Engraving in England. Pt. II. Cambridge, 1955, p. 235-236; and Corbett, Margery. Engraving in England. Pt. III. Cambridge, 1964, p. 27-28.
Of green leaf, bird, and flower: artists' books and the natural world, p. 158
Subject Terms:
Botany -- Pictorial works.
Dunstall, John, -1693.
Delaram, Francis, 1589 or 1590-1627.
Passe, Crispijn van de, -1670. Hortus floridus.