D'Amboinsche rariteitkamer


Title

D'Amboinsche rariteitkamer

Alternative Title

D'Amboinsche rariteitkamer : behelzende eene beschryvinge van allerhande zoo weeke als harde schaalvisschen, te weete raare krabben, kreeften,en diergelykezeedieren, als mede allerhande hoorntjes en schulpen, die men in d'Amboinsche Zee vindt: daar benevens zommige mineraalen, gesteenten, en soorten van aarde, die in d'Amboinsche, en zommige omleggende eilanden gevonden worden... / voorzien beschreven door Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

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Description

Folio in fours printed largely on unmarked paper with occasional gatherings marked with a Bunch of grapes or with a simple countermark of initials or HG surmounted by a crown.
Plates of conchs, starfish, sea-urchins and mineral specimens together with a portrait of Rumphius and an extra English title page, illustrated with mythical compositions or real views of, for example, Ambon as head- and tail-pieces
Bound with contemporary leather spine and label with boards bound in Dutch marbled papers.

Source

Held by Monash University Library's Rare Books Collection. Find this item in the Library catalogue.

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Medium

Extent

340 pages : 44 illustrated plates ; 37 cm

Rights

Out of copyright

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Citation

Rumpf, Georg Eberhard, 1627 - 1702, “D'Amboinsche rariteitkamer,” Monash Collections Online, accessed September 26, 2020, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/93784

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