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Francis Willughby

The ornithology of Francis Willughby ...

in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates

by Francis Willughby

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Published by Printed by A.C. for John Martyn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Early works to 1800,
  • Fowling -- Early works to 1800,
  • Falconry -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated into English, and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work ; to which are added, three considerable discourses, I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates, II. Of the ordering of singing birds, III. Of falconry ; by John Ray ..
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    ContributionsRay, John, 1627-1705
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p. l., 441, [6] p., 80 leaves of plates
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15216450M
    LC Control Number87820785

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      WILLUGHBY, FRANCIS (–), naturalist, was born at Middleton, Warwickshire, in He was collaterally descended on his maternal grandfather's side from Sir Hugh Willoughby [q. v.], his father's father being Sir Percivall Willughby, the male representative of the Willoughbys of Eresby, and his father's mother the eldest daughter and heiress of Sir .   From the author of Bird Sense and The Most Perfect Thing, a biography of Francis Willughby, the first ornithologist. Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with his Cambridge tutor John Ray, Willughby was determined to overhaul the whole of natural history and impose order on its complexity.5/5(8).

    Francis Willughby was born at Middleton Hall, Warwickshire, and is known for his Ornithologia libri tres in (the English edition, The Ornithology of Francis three books wherein all the Birds hitherto known, was published two years later).Willughby’s book revolutionised ornithology in Europe.   About The Wonderful Mr Willughby 'Birkhead has combined ingenuity and perseverance to produce an evocative portrait of a great pioneer in the scientific study of birds' Literary Review Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with his Cambridge tutor John Ray, Willughby was determined to .


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Francis Willughby, Ornithology (London, ) The Ornithologiæ libri tres (referred to as the Ornithology) is one of the first truly scientific ornithological original Latin version was published in with an enlarged and corrected English version following in It was published four years after the death of Francis Willughby (–) by his friend and.

The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq. : in three books: wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described: the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates.

From the author of Bird Sense, a biography of Francis Willughby, the man who pulled the study of birds out of the dark ages and formed the foundations of modern ornithology.

Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the rapidly accelerating scientific revolution of the /5. Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq.

: in three books: wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described: the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII.

The book was published, first in Latin inand then in English inunder the title The Ornithology of Francis Willughby by John Ray. The book’s title was supposed, we suppose, to celebrate Francis Willughby but instead, over the years it was increasingly thought to promote Ray at Willughby’s expense.

Francis Willughby (), an English ornithologist, is far from well-known. He died at j so his groundbreaking books on birds, fish and insects were all completed and subsequently published by his life-long friend and one-time undergraduate tutor, John Ray. A brilliant academic and prolific writer, Ray rather eclipsed Francis Willughby.

Ray published the Latin edition of the book giving full credit to Willughby’s contributions in the preface, but—possibly feeling a bit guilty—put Willughby’s name in the title of the English edition The Ornithology of Francis Willughby.

Surprisingly little has been written about the polymath Francis Willughby ( to ), the author of one of the earliest comprehensive and analytical ornithologies. His work Ornithologia libri tres was published by his more famous friend and colleague John Ray ( to ) after Willughby’s death.

The lavishly produced volume, which contains dozens of plates showing. Manuscript volumes compiled by Francis Willughby, including a commonplace book, his notebooks recording illustrations of birds, fishes and flowers, and his 'book of games', are in the Middleton Collection, in series Mi LM.

The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq. : in three books: wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described: the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates.

Expertly bound to style in half eighteenth century russia and marbled paper covered boards First edition in English of one of the most important treatises on ornithology of all time, being the first systematic classification of the birds of the world Wood.

John Ray and his pupil and friend Francis Willughby toured Europe gathering material for their planned complete classification of. It was exhilarating, exacting and exhausting work. Yet before Willughby and Ray could complete their monumental encyclopaedia of birds, Ornithology, Willughby died.

In the centuries since, Ray's reputation has grown, obscuring that of his collaborator. Now, for the first time, Willughby's own story and genius are given the attention they deserve.5/5(1). The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick Esq, fellow of the Royal Society in three books: wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable to their natures, are accurately described: the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in.

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. Several aspects of ornithology differ from related disciplines, due partly to the high visibility and the aesthetic appeal of birds.

Belon's Book of Birds () is a folio volume with descriptions of some species. In the 17th century, Francis Willughby ( “”The Ornithologiæ libri tres (referred to as the Ornithology) is one of the first truly scientific ornithological was published four years after the death of Francis Willughby (–) by his friend and collaborator John Ray (–).

These two natural historians had met at Trinity College Cambridge in the s and spent time travelling around Britain and Europe. About The Wonderful Mr Willughby. From the author of Bird Sense, a biography of Francis Willughby, the man who pulled the study of birds out of the dark ages and formed the foundations of modern ornithology.

Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the rapidly accelerating scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Montagu's book was considered the first major advance in British ornithology since Francis Willughby and John Ray's Ornithologia libri tres.

Contemporary: first edition [ edit ] The Magazine of Natural History commented that "Montagu's Ornithological Dictionary and Bewick 's Birds. have rendered [the] department of natural history Author: George Montagu.

Before the seventeenth century, interest in birds centred largely on folklore and their symbolic significance.

Ray and Willughby's encyclopaedia, the Ornithology of Francis Willughby ( and ) marked a turning point in the study of birds by rejecting folklore and focussing especially on biology. Following Ray's Wisdom of God (), which addressed Cited by: 1. Other articles where Francis Willughby is discussed: John Ray: Life: and Cornwall with the naturalist Francis Willughby was a turning point in his life.

Willughby and Ray agreed to undertake a study of the complete natural history of living things, with Ray responsible for the plant kingdom and Willughby the animal. At the same time, his field notes on birds all disappeared, and his masterpiece, “The Ornithology of Francis Willughby,” was published posthumously by his friend and collaborator, John Ray.From the author of Bird Sense, a biography of Francis Willughby, the man who pulled the study of birds out of the dark ages and formed the foundations of modern ornithology.

Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the rapidly accelerating scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Traveling with his Cambridge tutor John Ray, they decided to overhaul the whole of .The Ornithology of Francis Willughby.

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