Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam

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Title
Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam
Additional title: Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium
Names
Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717 (Author)
Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717 (Artist)
Sluyter, Peter, 1645-1722 (Engraver)
Mulder, Joseph, b. 1659 or 60 (Engraver)
Rousset de Missy, Jean, 1686-1762 (Translator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1726
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+++ 1726 (Merian, M. S. Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam)
Topics
Insects -- Suriname
Botany -- Suriname
Genres
Books
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Statement of responsibility: French translation by Jean Rousset de Missy.
Publications: First published in Latin and Dutch, Amsterdam, 1705, under title: Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium.
Content: On y parle aussi des crapaux, lezards, serpens, aragnées, & autres petits animaux du même païs, peints sur les lieux d'après nature, & depuis gravez avec beaucoup de soin. On y a joint un traité des changemens des poissons en grenouilles & des grenouilles en poissons
Content: Added t.-p. in Latin.
Statement of responsibility: Plates engraved by P. Sluyter and I. Mulder.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 5 preliminary leaves, 72 pages. 72 colored plates. fol.
Title in red and black, with vignette.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Latin
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 17366694
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14274444
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.5003
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd297aa0-c5ea-012f-a4b2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1647: Creator Born
  • 1717: Creator Died
  • 1726: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1726. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f02d92c0-ad53-0135-125b-79e6b695e2af

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f02d92c0-ad53-0135-125b-79e6b695e2af

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1726). Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f02d92c0-ad53-0135-125b-79e6b695e2af

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Dissertation sur la generation et les transformations des insectes de Surinam