skip to content
Museum Wormianum, seu, Historia rerum rariorum : tam naturalium, quam artificialium, tam domesticarum, quam exoticarum, quae Hafniae Danorum in aedibus authoris servantur Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Museum Wormianum, seu, Historia rerum rariorum : tam naturalium, quam artificialium, tam domesticarum, quam exoticarum, quae Hafniae Danorum in aedibus authoris servantur

Author: Ole WormVillum WormFrederick, King of Denmark and NorwayCarel van ManderG WingendorpAll authors
Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden] : Apud Iohannem Elsevirium, acad. typograph, MDLV [1655].
Edition/Format:   Print book : LatinView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Detailed description of the natural history cabinet created by the Danish scientist Ole Worm. The text is divided into four books, the first three dealing with minerals, the plant and animal kingdoms. The fourth takes in manufactured objects, for example archaeological and ethnographical items, coins and some original works of art. The work is not merely a catalogue, but a scholarly work with references to, and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Engravings
Catalogs
Catalogs and collections
Early works
Early works to 1800
Pre-Linnean works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Worm, Ole, 1588-1654.
Museum Wormianum, seu, Historia rerum rariorum.
Lugduni Batavorum : Apud Iohannem Elsevirium, 1655
(OCoLC)846506870
Named Person: Ole Worm; Ole Worm; Ole Worm
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ole Worm; Villum Worm; Frederick, King of Denmark and Norway; Carel van Mander; G Wingendorp; Jean Elzevir; Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme Parker Macclesfield, Earl of; Elzevier Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC Number: 63550686
Notes: Edited by the author's son, Villum Worm (preface, leaf *3 signed: W. Worm, Olai fil.).
Dedicated to Frederik III, king of Denmark.
One of three editions, printed in 1655, by different members of the Elzevier family. Cf. Berghman.
"MD" in publication date in apostrophic form.
Signatures: *⁶ A-3C⁴. O3 missigned O2.
Engraved title vignette.
Frontispiece engraved by G. Wingendorp; portrait of the author, by Carol van Mander, engraved.
Includes index.
Engraved illustrations, many of New World specimens.
Armorial bookplate, dated 1860, says only "North Library," but the arms, motto and date itentify it as that of Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme Parker (1811-1896), 6th Earl of Macclesfield.
Description: [12], 389, [3] p., [2] leaves of plates (one folded) : ill., port. ; 38 cm. (fol.)
Other Titles: Musei Wormiani historia
Museum Wormianum
Historia rerum rariorum
Responsibility: adornata ab Olao Worm, Med. Doct. et, in professore publico ; variis & accuratis iconibus illustrata.

Abstract:

Detailed description of the natural history cabinet created by the Danish scientist Ole Worm. The text is divided into four books, the first three dealing with minerals, the plant and animal kingdoms. The fourth takes in manufactured objects, for example archaeological and ethnographical items, coins and some original works of art. The work is not merely a catalogue, but a scholarly work with references to, and quotations from, other writers. Cf. Website of The King's Kunstkammer at The National Museum of Denmark.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/63550686>
library:oclcnum"63550686"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:alternateName"Musei Wormiani historia"
schema:alternateName"Historia rerum rariorum"
schema:alternateName"Museum Wormianum"
schema:contributor
<http://viaf.org/viaf/29694205>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"1609"
schema:deathDate"1670,"
schema:name"Frederick III, King of Denmark and Norway, 1609-1670,"
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"MDLV 1655"
schema:datePublished"1655"
schema:description"Detailed description of the natural history cabinet created by the Danish scientist Ole Worm. The text is divided into four books, the first three dealing with minerals, the plant and animal kingdoms. The fourth takes in manufactured objects, for example archaeological and ethnographical items, coins and some original works of art. The work is not merely a catalogue, but a scholarly work with references to, and quotations from, other writers. Cf. Website of The King's Kunstkammer at The National Museum of Denmark."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/343709545>
schema:genre"Engravings"
schema:genre"Catalogs and collections"
schema:genre"Catalogs"
schema:genre"Early works"
schema:inLanguage"la"
schema:name"Museum Wormianum, seu, Historia rerum rariorum : tam naturalium, quam artificialium, tam domesticarum, quam exoticarum, quae Hafniae Danorum in aedibus authoris servantur"
schema:numberOfPages"389"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.