Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:English Books in Folio
Lot number:86
Page number:40
Author:Pitfield, Alexander
Title:Natural Hist. of Animals, with Fig.
Publication place:London
Publication date:1688
Price fetched:0.7.0
Location:University of Cambridge Libraries classmark Keynes.Q.6.4
Provenance:Strickland, George (19th century); Keynes, Geoffrey (1887-1982)
Provenance references:Mandelbrote, 'Sloane's Purchases' (2009), p. 140; Keynes, Bibliography (1960), p. xv; University of Cambridge Libraries catalogue.
Annotations:Inscription on the front pastedown: 'Presented to R. Hooke. Jan. 18. 1687/8. By his Worthy Freinde the Authour [Alexander Pitfield]', reproduced online on the Cambridge University Library Special Collections blog.
Other notes:Title in the University of Cambridge Libraries catalogue: Memoir's for a natural history of animals : containing the anatomical descriptions of several creatures dissected by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris / [by C. Perrault et al.] ; Englished by A. Pitfeild. To which is added an Account of the measure of a degree of a great circle of the earth / [by J. Picard] ; published by the same Academy, and Englished by R. Waller.
English translation of Claude Perrault, Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des animaux (Paris, 1671).
database ID:auct_BH_1869


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