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Volume 1

The bookplate of Eva och Arthur Jacobbson from volume 1 Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium.

Bookplate

The title page from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring a colorized coat of arms at the bottom of the page.

Titlepage

The dedication page from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring a historiated initial at the beginning of the text.

Page [iii], Dedication

Page 25 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a cow.

Page 25, Cow

Page 160 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de camelopardali or giraffe.

Page 160, Giraffe

Page 163 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a man leading de camelo or camel.

Page 163, Camel

Page 173 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of five dogs.

Page 173, Dogs

Page 302 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a goat.

Page 302, Goat

Page 336 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a beaver.

Page 336, Beaver

Page 354 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de cervo or a male and female deer.

Page 354, Deer

Page 394 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de cuniculo or black, brown and white spotted rabbit.

Page 394, Rabbit

Page 400 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a hedgehog.

Page 400, Hedgehog

Page 432 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a porcupine.

Page 432, Porcupine

Page 410 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a black elephant.

Page 410, Elephant

Page 443 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a brown horse.

Page 443, Horse

Page 642 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de leone or a lion.

Page 642, Lion

Page 781 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de monocerote or unicorn.

Page 781, Unicorn

Page 829 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a black rat.

Page 829, Rat

Page 862 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a ferret.

Page 862, Ferret

Page 953 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de rhinocerote or rhinoceros.

Page 953, Rhinoceros

Page 957 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de simia or monkey.

Page 957, Monkey

Page 978 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a satyr.

Page 978, Satyr

Page 983 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a black pig on the left and brown pig on the right.

Page 983, Pigs

Page 1065 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de urso or a brown bear.

Page 1065, Bear

Page 1081 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de vulpe or red fox.

Page 1081, Fox

Page 1100 from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the hand-colored woodcut of a fallow deer lying on the ground.

Page 1100, Fallow Deer

The colophon from volume 1 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve and all of the animals.

Colophon; Garden of Eden


Volume 2

The titlepage from volume 2 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the Christoph Froschauer's printer device.

Titlepage

Page 3 from volume 2 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de chamaeleontes or chamelon.

Page 3, Chameleon

Page 8 from volume 2 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a crocodile.

Page 8, Crocodile

Page 58 from volume 2 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a frog.

Page 58, Frog

Page 105 from volume 2 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de testudine marina or sea turtle.

Page 105, Sea Turtle

Appendix page 20 from volume 2 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of an armadillo.

Appendix Page 20, Armadillo


Volume 3

The cover from volume 3 Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring a vellum spine, green cover and leather lower right corner.

Cover

The bookplate of Eva och Arthur Jacobbson from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium.

Bookplate

The colorized portrait of Conrad Gesner from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium.

Portrait

Page 112 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a mallard duck.

Page 112, Mallard Duck

Page 134 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a loon or grebe.

Page 134, Loon or Grebe

Page 163 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of an eagle.

Page 163, Eagle

Page 251 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de ciconia or a stork.

Page 251, Stork

Page 414 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of a crowing rooster.

Page 414, Rooster

Page 464 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de gallopavo or a turkey.

Page 464, Turkey

Page 631 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de pauone or a peacock.

Page 631 Peacock

Page 708 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de struthocamelo or an ostrich.

Page 708, Ostrich

Page 733 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de vespertilione or a bat.

Page 733, Bat

Page 742 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of an owl.

Page 742, Owl

Page 743 from volume 3 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the colored woodcut of de upupa or hoopoe.

Page 743, Hoopoe


Volume 4

The cover from volume 4 Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring a vellum spine, brown cover and vellum corners.

Cover

Page 93 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring a sea serpent.

Page 93, Sea Serpent

Page 175 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring two images of de cetis, or sea monster.

Page 175, Sea Monsters

Page 176 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring two images of whales. The top image is the whale attacking a ship full of men and the bottom image is the image of men chopping up a whale with axes and knives.

Page 176, Whales


Page 190 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the illustration of an octopus.

Page 190, Octopus

Page 261 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring illustrations of three different starfish.

Page 261, Starfish

Page 354 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the three illustrations. The top illustration is of an otter, the middle illustration is a hippopotamus biting a crocodile by its tail, and the bottom illustration is a hippopotamus standing at the feet of a reclining man holding a cornucopia in his right hand.

Page 354, Hippopotamus

Page 363 from volume 4 of Conrad Gesner's Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium, featuring the illustration of wasserschlang or hydra.

Page 363, Hydra