Aranei, or a natural history of spiders : including the principal parts of the well known work on English spiders by Eleazar Albin, as also the whole of the celebrated publication on Swedish spiders by Charles Clerk (Book, 1793) [WorldCat.org]
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Aranei, or a natural history of spiders : including the principal parts of the well known work on English spiders by Eleazar Albin, as also the whole of the celebrated publication on Swedish spiders by Charles Clerk

Author: Thomas MartynPeltro William TomkinsFrançois-André VincentJames BasireJ CarwithamAll authors
Publisher: [London : T. Martyn], MDCCXCIII [1793]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Eleazar Albin; Eleazar Albin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Martyn; Peltro William Tomkins; François-André Vincent; James Basire; J Carwitham; James Smith; Eleazar Albin; Carl Clerck
OCLC Number: 643612380
Notes: Engraved title page.
Part 2 has a special title page (engraved), only, with title: Figures of English spiders, a work originally given by Eleazar Albin, revised and designed anew by Thomas Martyn.
The first part has [6], ii, viii, [1], 70 p. and [1], 11 leaves of plates; the second part has [4], 31, [1] p. and 17 leaves of plates.
Two engraved leaves with facsimiles of medals ("aurea numismata") are bound in following the title page in part 1.
The engraved title page in part 1 is signed: Tomkins scr., Vincent scu., and the engraved title page in part 2 is signed: Vincent scr. & scu. The plates are ascribed by Nissen to J. Basire, J. Carwitham and Jas. Smith.
Description: 2 pts. in 1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 31 cm. (folio)
Other Titles: Aranei
Natural history of spiders
English spiders
Figures of English spiders
Responsibility: revised, enlarged and designed anew by Thomas Martyn, author of the Universal conchologist, English entomologist, &c., at his Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History, no. 10 Great Marlborough Street, London.

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