Jonston, John (1603-1675) Historiae Naturalis de Quadrupedibus Libri [and] Historiae Naturalis de Piscibus et Cetis Libri V. Amsterdam: Joannes Jacobus, fil. Schipper, 1657. Folio, engraved title to each of the two sections, quadrupeds section illustrated with approximately seventy-nine engravings (some duplicates, some added plates from other publications, some misbound, and likely some lacking); the section on fish and whales illustrated with approximately forty-seven engravings (numbered to forty-five, some added plates); the added plates are pasted on the versos of the existing illustrations; bound in older marbled paper boards, rebacked and recornered in new leather, toning to first engraved title, most plates shorter at the fore-edge than text leaves, 14 x 8 1/2 in.
A4, A-T4, U6; *4, A-V4.
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