1558 Woodcut portrait of FRANCOIS BOSSUET marine researcher - Fish
1558 Woodcut portrait of FRANCOIS BOSSUET marine researcher - Fish

1558 Woodcut portrait of FRANCOIS BOSSUET marine researcher - Fish

$45.00 Dollar

Title page to:

BOSSUET (FRANCOIS)

De natura aquatilium carmen, 4to, Paris, M. Bonhome, 1558.

Original leaf.

19.3 x 13.6

Although Baudrier attributes the woodblocks to Georges Reverdy, Mortimer states that the series of fishes, shells and various sea creatures had been cut for Guillaume Rondelet's Libri de piscibus marinis, printed by Bonhomme in two folio volumes, 1554-55.