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Dissertatio de generatione et metamorphosibus insectorum Surinamensium : in quâ, praeter vermes & erucas surinamenses, earumque admirandam metamorphosin, plantae, flores & fructus, quibus vescuntur, & in quibus fuerunt inventae, exhibentur ...

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717
Publication
Amstelaedami: Apud Joannem Oosterwyk, 1719

Description

Published also in editions. with text in Latin and French, Latin and Dutch, and Dutch alone.
Published also with other titles: Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium; Dissertation sur la génération et les transformations des insects de Surinam; M.S. Meriaen over de voortteeling en wonderbaerlyke veranderingen der Surinaemsche insecten.
French translation by Jean Rousset de Missy.
Added title page engraved and colored.
Title vignette.
Plates numbered 1-72.
Notes on the plants contributed by Caspar Commelin.
Some plates signed by J. Mulder or P. Sluyter; added title page: Paris chez Hurquier at leaf bottom left and Vis-àvis le grande Chatelêt at leaf bottom right.
Originally published: Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium. Amsterdam : Voor den auteur, als ook by G. Valck, 1705. Text in Latin and Dutch.
 

Language

Latin, French, Dutch
 

Subject

Insects -- Suriname -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800; Insects -- Suriname -- Early works to 1800; Zoology -- Suriname -- Early works to 1800; Insects -- Metamorphosis -- Suriname -- Early works to 1800; Botany -- Suriname -- Pictorial woks -- Early works to 1800