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Animals, Plants, Anatomy and Notable Illustrations Hodges Library – Special Collections


A Selection of Examples Representing Illustrations of Animals, Plants, Human Anatomy, and Other Printing and Binding Features from a Variety of Periods

Animals and Plants:

Catesby, Mark. The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Two Hundred and Twenty Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants. Savannah: Beehive Press, 1974. Folio QH41 .C26 1974

Bulliard, Pierre. Herbier de la France, ou, Collection Complette des Plantes Indigenes de Ce Royaume; avec Leurs Details Anatomiques, Leur Proprietes et Leurs Usages en Medicine. Paris: L’Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1780-1791. Oversize QK313 .B84 1780a [8 vols; vols. 3-8 (plates) used in class]

Haller, Albrecht von. Alberti v. Haller Historia Stirpium Indigenarum Helvetiae Inchoata …. Bernae: Sumptibus Societatis Typograhicae, 1768. Oversize QK331 .H18 1768

Hedwig, Johannes. Descriptio et Adumbratio Microscopico-Analytica Muscorum Frondosorum Nec Non Aliorum Vegetantium Avctore Ionne Hedwig, M. D. Lipsiae: Bibliopolio I. G. Mulleriano, 1787-97. [Vol. 1, only]

Hooker, William Jackson, Sir. Musci Exotici: Containing Figures and Descriptions of New or Little Known Foreign Mosses and Other Cryptogamic Subjects. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818-1820. QK537 .H7 [2 vols.]

Audubon, John James. The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of America: Reproduced in Color for the First Time from the Collection at the New York Historical Society. New York: American Heritage, 1966. Folio QL674 .A91 1966.

Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos. Pedacio Dioscorides Anazarbeo, Annotado por … Andrew Laguna … Nuevamente Ilustrado, y Anadido, Demonstrando las Figuras de Plantas, y Animales en Estampas Finas, y Divido en Dos Tomos. Madrid: Domingo Fernandez de Arrojo. Se Hallara en la Libreria de Lluis Correa, 1733. R126 .D6 1733 [2 vols.; vol. 1 used in class]

Ford, Walton. Pancha Tantra. [Collector’s Ed.] Hong Kong: Taschen, 2007. Folio ND237 .F4915P36 2007

Human Anatomy:

Quain Jones. A Series of Anatomical Plates; with References and Physiological Comments, Illlustrating the Structure of the Different Parts of the Human Body. Third Ed. Rev. Philadelphia, [Pa.]: Carey and Hart for G. N. Loomis, 1846. QM25 .Q3 1846

Other Books with Notable Illustrations:

McKenny, Thomas Lorraine. History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Philadelphia: D. Rice and J. G. Clark, 1842-44. Folio E77 .M1304 [Vol. 3, only]

McKenney, Thomas Loraine. History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1848-50. E77 .M1305 [3 vols.]

Books about Printing:

Pierce, Sally. Early American Lithography: Images to 1830. Boston, Mass.: Boston Athenaeum, c1997. NE2003.5 .P53 1997

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