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Martyn, Thomas, fl. 1760–1816
The English entomologist : exhibiting all the coleopterous insects found in England : exhibiting all the coleopterous insects found in England, including upwards of 500 different specials, the figures of which have never before been given to the public : the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature / arranged and named according to the Linnean system by Thomas Martyn.
[London] : His Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History, No. 10 Great Marlborough Street, London, MDCCXCII [1792, i.e. 1793]
Physical Description:
[4], 33, [1], 41, [5] p., [44] leaves of plates : ill. ; 35 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL591.G7 M38 1793+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
"From the Shakspeare Press, by W. Bulmer & Co."--P. 33, 2nd count.
Apparently a reissue of the English-text edition of 1792, with the addition of the dedication and the French text.
Each part with a separate engraved t.p and separate pagination. Engraved t.p. signed: Tomkins [Charles Tomkins?] scr.; Vincent scu.
Dedication dated March 21, 1793.
English short title catalogue, T80793
Freeman, R.B. British natural history books, 1495-1900, p. 236-237
With two engraved plates of medals.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt red morocco.
Subject Terms:
Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History -- Publisher.
Beetles -- Great Britain.
Beetles -- Identification -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1793.
Entomology -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Fattorini, Hugh -- Bookplate.
Insects in art -- Early works to 1800.
Natural history -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Stipple engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1793.
W. Bulmer and Co. -- Printer.
Tomkins, Charles, 1757-1823, ill.
W. Bulmer and Co., printer.
Shakspeare Press (London, England)
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