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Opera Omnia of Samuelis Bocharti, title page

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Vande Water, Gailielmum
Place made: Netherlands, South Holland, Leiden
Date made: 1692
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 9 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Monochrome title page to the "Opera Omnia, hoc est Phaleg, Canaan, et Hierozoicon" by Samuelis Bocharti. With engraving showing a group of men, some in Romanesque sandals, some turbaned, gathered about a large drawing of a tower; behind them, a scene of Adam naming the animals in the Garden of Eden, and in the far distance, a whale spouting.