Leningrad watercolours / Maria Sibylla Merian ; [edited by Ernst…

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Creator

Merian, Maria Sibylla, 1647-1717.

Title

Leningrad watercolours / Maria Sibylla Merian ; [edited by Ernst Ullmann].

Publisher

New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1974.

Date

1974

Description

Historically correct name for this book :Saint Petersbourg watercolours.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Issued in a case.
Cover cloth of each vol. marbled by hand by Gerhard Hesse.
"The originals ... are in the possession of the Archives and Library of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. in Leningrad"--T.p. verso.
Limited ed. of 1,800 copies.
Includes bibliographical references (volume 2, pages 151-161) and indexes.
Vol. 1 consists of 50 loose plates (facsimile); each plate is accompanied by explanatory text. Vol. 2 (319 p., [16] leaves of plates) includes 146 ill. on 16 folded leaves.
Text in English, French, German, and Russian.

Subject

Zoology -- Pictorial works.
Botany -- Pictorial works.
Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works.
Botany -- Pre-Linnean works.
Insects -- Pictorial works.

Identifier

OCLC/WorldCat Number: 1651069

Contributor

Ullmann, Ernst.

Format

Vol. 1 consists of 50 loose plates (facsimile); each plate is accompanied by explanatory text. Vol. 2 (319 p., [16] leaves of plates) includes 146 ill. on 16 folded leaves.