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An edition of Musaeum Tradescantianum (1656)

Musaeum Tradescantianum

or, A collection of rarities preserved at South-Lambeth neer London

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This edition was published in by Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke ... in London.

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Musaeum Tradescantianum: or, A collection of rarities preserved at South-Lambeth neer London
1656, Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke ...
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Musaeum Tradescantianum

or, A collection of rarities preserved at South-Lambeth neer London

This edition was published in by Printed by John Grismond, and are to be sold by Nathanael Brooke ... in London.


Edition Notes

Catalogue of a collection made by John Tradescant and his son (also named John) and left by the latter to Elias Ashmole, who presented it to Oxford University in 1683, where it formed the nucleus of the old Ashmolean Museum (the first natural history museum in Great Britain).

Includes 'Catalogus plantarum in horto Johannes Tradescanti nascentium', pp. 73-178.

Compilation of catalogue "with the assistance of two worthy friends" [i.e. Elias Ashmole and Thomas Wharton]. Cf. D.N.B.

Includes portraits of the two Tradescants etched by W. Hollar.

Wing, T2005.

Purchase; Jonathan A. Hill; 2010; RB281533.

Fisher copy: With the ink bookstamp (crest and initials) of Francis Ferrand Foljambe. In box, made by James Brockman, Oxford.

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Collection of rarities preserved at South-Lambeth neer London

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OL25508815M
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musaeumtradescan00trad
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6957189

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