<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions
Soldini, Francesco Maria

De anima brutorum commentaria.

Excudebat Florentiae : Cajetan. Cambiagi Regius Typographus, anno MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Physical Description:
[10], 256 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL785 .S65 1776
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraved t.p.
Author's name from dedication.
Imprint from colophon.
Errata: p. 256.
Etched plates inked with multiple colors (i.e., à la poupée) in combinations of green, red, and blue. Chapter beginnings have historiated initials, intaglio engravings printed in blue, with letterpress.
Title within ornamental border; historiated and floriated initials, head and tail pieces throughout.
Signatures: engraved t.p., pi1 a-q⁸.
National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints, v. 555, p. 361
Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), V, column 427
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy has 11 full-page plates, including an armorial design and a medallion portrait of the author (signed: A Paris par F.M.). Inscribed: Luigi Albertolli, 1779 and Giaomo Rossi, 1780. Bound in cream paper boards, with edges sprinkled in red and blue.
Subject Terms:
Albertolli, Luigi -- Autograph, 1779.
Animal behavior -- Early works to 1800.
Animal intelligence -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1776.
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1776.
Evolution -- Early works to 1800.
Psychology, Comparative -- Early works to 1800.
Rossi, Giacomo -- Autograph, 1780.
Soldini, Francesco Maria -- Portraits.
A la poupée prints -- Italy -- Florence -- 1776.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.