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Martin Lister
LISTER, Martin.

LISTER, Martin.
(1638? - 1712)

(Born: 1638?; Died: 1712) English zoologist.

Biographical references: Allibone, Dictionary of English Literature, 1859-71. BBA: I 691, 323-353. Poggendorff: 1, cols. 1477-8. Waller, Dictionary of Universal Biography, 1857-63. Watt, Bibliotheca Britannica, 1824. WBI.

1. Latin, 1678.
[Contained within a double rule box:] Martini Lister | E | Societate Regia | Londini | Historię | Animalum Anglię | Tres Tractatus. | Unus De | Araneis. | Alter De | Cochleis | Tum Terrestribus tum Fluviatilibus. | Tertius De | Cochleis Mainis. | Quibus adjectus est Quartus de Lapidibus ejusdem In- | sulę ad Cochlearum quandam imaginem figuratis. | Memorię & Rationi. | [double rule] | Londoni, | Apud Joh. Martyn Regię Societatis Typographum, ad insigne | Campanę in Cœmeterio D. Pauli, 1678.

8°: A3 B-Ii4 Kk2; 127l.; [6], 1-250, [2] p., 9 plates.

Contents: [2 pgs/=A1], Title page, verso blank.; [4 pgs/=A2r-A3v], "Lectori S."; 1-250 (=B1r-Ii4v Kk1), Text.; [1 pg/=Kk2r], "Typographorum ... (=errata).; [1 pg/=Kk2v], Blank.

Rare. The second book has special title page (p. [101]): Cochlearum Angliae et terrestrium et fluviatilium liber.

Appears to deal exclusively with shells and mollusks, including fossil varieties.

Appendix, 1681: Appendix | ad | Historię | Animalium Anglię | Tres Tractaus, &c. | Continens | Addenda & Emendanda. | [rule] | [...2 lines of quotation signed Aristotle...] | [rule] | Eboragi: | Sumptibus Authoris, M. DC. LXXXI.

2nd edition, 1695:

Bibliographical references: LKG: XVII 123.

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