A. CATALOGUE Of all the cheifest RARITIES In the Publick THEATER and ANATOMIE-HALL Of the University LEIDEN, VVhich are soe set in order that all may easily bee found in their Places.

Sic erimus cuncti postquam nos auferet orcus.


Printed by MAARTEN VAN LEEUWEN, in the Keetelboeter-steeg.

Lecturis valere & gaudere.

Postquam mihi curandae ANATOMIAE publicae demandata fuit provincia, illud Sedulo operam dedi ut mea cura tam ad cives nostros, quam ho­spites, quibus famae Leydensis innotuit Anato­miae, redundaret utilitas. Variis haec & huculen­tis Clarissimorum virorum instructa Donariis, quaeque tem­poris invidia, & Longa Oblivione obruta jacebant, in sinu Scivat reclusa. Quicquid videt cum maxime oriens & Occi­dens: Omne missa in compendium via Ostentat, & ne con­fusa CHAOS intentionis aciem vestrae abrumperet, ita in hoc Catalogo discripsi, & disposui omnia, ut nullo opere quaerentibus occurant Spectanda.

VALE LECTOR, & fruere.


Mitte probro Civi suspendia vertere nostro,
Omne malum finis pulcra coronat opus
Caesareum sit stando mori, generosior ille
Caesare; qui sua post funera stare potest.


  • 1 The Head of an Elephant.
  • 2 The Head of an Elk.
  • 3 The Skin and Horn of the Head of a Rhenoceros.
  • 4 The Skin and Horns of a White Hart.
  • 5 A Crocodile.
  • 6 The four feet of an Elephant. D. Instinii Heurneus.
  • 7 Some Indian Darts.
  • 8 A Trumpet made of the Rinde of a Tree.
  • 9 A Muscovian Bow.
  • 10 The Skin of an Animall inhabiting Brasil, called Tajacou. D. Princip. Maurice.
  • 11 The Snout of an Unknown Fish, from Brasil. D. G. Pisonis.
  • 12 A Pair of Polonian Boots.
  • 13 A Leopards Skin.
  • 14 A Pair of Lapland's Breeches.
  • 15 The Skin of a Brasilian Beast, called Tamandua Pepa.
  • 16 The Skin of a Piger, a verg slow Animall, quoted by Plinie.
  • 17 The Horn of an Oure Ox.
  • 18 A Muscovian Monk's Hood.
  • 19 A Cassac's or Russian Cithern.
  • 20 A Pair of Muscovian Breeches, & A Coate.
  • 21 A Pair of Stilts or Skates, upon which the Norwegians, Laplanders and Finlanders ride over high snowy morntaines, with an almost incredible swift Pace. D. Arnol. VVilliams.
  • 22 The Head of an Elephant. D. Adriani Pauwe.
  • 23 The Sceleton of a Dog.
  • 24 A Leather'n Boat, brought from the Straites of St. David.
  • 25 The Sceleton of a Bird, called a Shoúler.
  • 26 An Heron.
  • 27 The Bone of the Hinder part of a Large old whale. D. Adriani Pauwe.
  • 28 The Bone of a whale's Snout.
  • 29 The Sceleton of a Young Whale taken out of the old ones Belly.
  • 30 The Hide of a Sea-Horse.
  • 31 The Skin of an Alce.

Aboue in The Anotomie Chamber.

  • 1 Teeth of a Sea-Calfe.
  • 2 The Snout as a Fish haueing teeth in form of a Saw, and is called a Sawfish.
  • 3 The Sceleton of a Bear.

About The Circle of The Theatre are placed These Following Rarities.

  • 4 The Sceleton of a Cow.
  • 5 The Sceleton of a Wolf.
  • 6 The Sceleton of a Baboon.
  • 7 The Sceleton of an Asse upon which sit's a Woman that Killed her Daughter.
  • 8 The Sceleton of a Cat.
  • 9 The Sceleton of a Woman of 17. Yeares old who murdered her Son.
  • 10 The Sceleton of a Hog. D. Dr. Bils.
  • 11 The Sceleton of an Ape.
  • 12 The Sceleton of a Buck-Goate.
  • 13 The Sceleton of a Bear.
  • 14 The Sceleton of a Hart.
  • 15 The Sceleton of a Piger. Donum Pisonis.
  • 16 The Lepor Marinus a Fish inhabiting the muddiest part of the Sea, and casteth Snot out of it's Snout.
  • 17 The Sceleton of a Sheep-Stealer of Haerlem.
  • 18 The Sceleton of a Horse.
  • 19 The Sceleton of a Pirat.
  • 20 The Sceleton of a Sheep. D. Dr. Bils.
  • 21 The Sceleton of a Gelded Buck-Goate.
  • 22 The Sceleton of a Ferret.
  • 23 The Sceleton of a Woman called Catherine of Hamburgh, strangled for theft.
  • 24 The Sceleton of a Man, sitting upon an Ox, executed for Stealing of Cattle. D. Dr. Bils.
  • 25 The Sceleton of a Ape.
  • 26 The Sceleton of a Grey-Hound.
  • 27 The Sceleton of a Man who hung him selfe.
  • 28 The Sceleton of a Dog.
  • 29 The Sceleton of an Otter
  • 30 The Sceleton of a Grey-Hound.

These Following Rarities are about The beames, & VVall of the Theater.

  • 31 The Covering of a great Mumie, upon which is engraven the Effigies of Ceres.
  • 32 An Elephant's Head.
  • 33 A Ferret.
  • 34 An Unknown Fish.
  • 35 A Sea-Hedg-hog.
  • 36 The Head of a Wilde Boare.
  • 37 The Sceleton of a Lap-wing.
  • 38 A Beast, called Tatou. D. Princip. Maurice.
  • 39 The Sceleton of an Hedg-hog.
  • 40 The Snout of a Saw-Fish-Having, teeth representing the Same.
  • 41 The Head of a Sea-Calfe.
  • 42 A Whale's Yard.
  • 43 The Skin of a Man Tann'd.
  • 44 The Entrailes of a Man.
  • 45 An East-Indien Tyger, Gifs of Pr. Carpenter. Governour in the East-Indies.
  • 46 The Effigies of a Prusian Pesant, who Swallowed a Knife of ten inches Length, which was cut out of his Stomack, & he Lived Eight Yeares afterwards.
  • 47 A Sturgeon.
  • 48 A Piger.
  • 49 Two Bones grown to the Back Bone.
  • 50 A Norway House, built of balcks, or beamea, without morter or stone.
  • 51 The Beard of a Young Whale.
  • 52 Seven Vertubrae's or Nucles Joyned to the Back Bone.
  • 53 The Sceleton of an Eagle.
  • 54 The Snout of a Fish (called Picis Serratus) whose teeth resemble a Saw.
  • 55 A Chaire of a Root of a Tree, naturally grown so, from Amboyna.
  • 56 The Skin of a Ray, or Skate, from Angola.
  • 57 The Bladder of a Man containing four Stoop (which is someting aboue two Eng:) Gallons of Water.
  • 58 A Formica Vorans or Pifmire eater by, Princip. Maurice.
  • 59 A Piger.
  • 60 A Crocodile.
  • 61 The Entrailes of a Man, of which is made a Shirt.
  • 62 Some Tygers Skins.
  • [Page]63 The Skin of a Man dressed as Parchement.
  • 64 The Sceleton of a Bager.
  • 65 A Chirurgeons Instrument, called Glossoconium. i. d. an Instrument in which broaken peices are set, and bound up.
  • 66 A Large Indian Crab.
  • 67 The Gutts, with the Stomack and bladder of a dog.
  • 68 A Sea-Dog.
  • 69 An East Indian Squiril.
  • 70 The Skin of a Large Serpent.
  • 71 The Intestines and Stomack of a Man.
  • 72 A Tyger from the East Indies.
  • 73 The Skin of a Woman.
  • 74 A Huge Serpent upon which hang a Man's Stomack, and that of a Hog's.
  • 75 A Beast called a Tatou.
  • 76 Warlick Armes used in China.
  • 77 A great Fauchion or hooked Sword, of the Chinenses.
  • 78 Certaine Humane bones grown together.
  • 79 A Whales Operator.
  • 80 The Head of a Sword-Fish, Ennemy to the Whale. D. Dr. S. Bloemaert.
  • 81 The Sceleton of a Coney.
  • 82 A Sea-Calfe.
  • 83 A Sea-Starlin.
  • 84 A Sea-Hedg-Hog.
  • 85 A Fish called Orbis Picis which is found in the paunch of a Canther, & of a Chestnut colour, is unsavory meat.
  • 86 The Sceleton of a Coney.
  • 87 The Head of a wilde Boar.
  • 88 The Sceleton of a Swan.
  • 89 The Sceleton of a Cock.
  • 90 The Sceleton of a Pigeon.
  • 91 A Sheild made of a Large Sea-Tortice-Shell.
  • 92 A Kinde of Baboon, called by the Dutch A Bosh-Manneken.
  • 93 The Sceleton of A Doue.
  • 94 4. or 5. Chinense's Songs.
  • 95 Two Horses Hides of the same Nation.
  • 96 The Bone of a Whales Taile.
  • 97 The Skin of a childe when first born.
  • 98 A strange Sea-Fish.
  • 99 A Bear. D. Danielis Beckheri.
  • [Page]100 Galeus Levis a hurt full sort of Fish, wee call it a Hound-Fish.
  • 101 The Intestines and Stomack of a Man.
  • 102 The Skin of a hugh Serpent.
  • 103 A Citty of China printed by the same nation.

In a little Chamber.

  • 104 A French Noble-Man who ravish't his sister, and afterwards mur­dered her, wes beheaded at Paris, and bestowed on the Anatomie by D. Bils.
  • 105 The Sceleton of a Man a horse-back.
  • 106 The Head of a Sea-Horse.

In the Presse. A. out the North-side are these Following rarities.

  • 1 The Mumie of an Egyptian Prince aboue 1800. Yeares old, upon whose breast hang 2. Jasper Stones.
  • 2 The beeck of the bird Rhenoceros, or Topau.
  • 3 A White Box in which is unbleacht Egyptian Linnen.
  • 4 A Role of White, and Red China's paper. D. Michialis Pauwe.
  • 5 A Stone of a Considerable bignesse, taken out of a maids kidneys.
  • 6 A Corral Tree taken out of the East-Indian-Sea.
  • 7 Six Stones taken out of the Bladder of old. Professora Iohan: Heurnius.
  • 8 The Bill of a Strange Bird.
  • 9 Two Vertebrae out of the neck of a Rhenoceros.
  • 10 A great Jasper-Stone or Bloud-Stone from Arabia.
  • 11 A Pot in which is China Beer.
  • 12 An Indian Sable.
  • 13 A Roman Lamp which burnes alwayes under Ground.
  • 14 Some Roman Urnes, aboue 1000. Yeares old. D. Danielis Gysii.
  • 15 An Indian Crea-Fish. D. D. Iohan: Dammasii Bossu.
  • 16 A Hand of a Meermaide.
  • 17 A Toad-Stooll aboue 100. Yeares old, which grow'd in the Haelemer Meer.
  • 18 A Foot of a Sea-Monster. D. Princip. Mauritii.
  • 19 Two Lizard's Skin's from Brassile.
  • 20 A Gold-Ring from China. D. Dr. Iohan▪ Hoog-kamer.
  • 21 The Head of a Rhenoceros.
  • 22 A Wing of a Flying Fish.
  • [Page]23 The Skin of an Indian Squirril.
  • 24 The Claw of an East Indian Crea-Fish.
  • 25 A Glasse containing the substance with which they were wont to pre­serne Mumies.
  • 26 A Tyger's Head.
  • 27 The Head of a Beast from the East-Indies, called Barbirousa, is halfe hart and halfe Hog, they breed in the Iland Celebres.
  • 28 The Head of a Sea-Hog. from Brasile. D. Guil. Piso.
  • 29 The Hand and Foot of a Mumie. D. Frederici VVestphalinck.
  • 30 A Petrisied Toad-Stool.
  • 31 The Same.
  • 32 A Precious stone in Ethiopia, celled Heliotropium.
  • 33 Three Clawes with the Horn of a Young Rhynoceros.
  • 34 An Egyptian Bean.
  • 35 A Book painted with China Charecter's. D. Francisci Porsijn.
  • 36 A Thunder-Bolt, Given by Melchior de Moucheron.
  • 37 The Arme of a great Egyptian Hero.
  • 38 A Dried Arme of a Blackmoor.

In the Presse Mk. B. are as followeth.

  • 1 The Sceleton of a New-borne-childe.
  • 2 The Sceleton of a Mouse.
  • 3 The Sceleton of a Mole.
  • 4 All the Arterys of the Liver.
  • 5 A Flying Hart, by Franciscus Schurmans.

In the Case Mk. C.

  • 1 An Egyptian Urn, in which is an Abortus Embalm'd abone 1000. Yeares old.
  • 2 A Viper or Flying Adder.
  • 3 An Egyptian Flie.
  • 4 The Check-Bone of a Mumie.
  • 5 A Sea-Spider, from New Yorke. D. Hermani Bloem.
  • 6 Capriscus Rhondeletii.
  • 7 The Arterys of a Man's Liver.
  • 8 An Egyptian Night-Owl.
  • 9 A Little Box, wherein is some bloud of a Crocodile.
  • 10 A Peice of Bread of Farnie.
  • 11 A Mallet, or Hammer that the Savages in New Yorke, kill with D. Her­mani Bloem.

In the Cupboard Mk. D.

  • 1 The Arme of an Egyptian Mumie.
  • 2 A Little bone taken out of the Pizzl'e of a Wolfe.
  • 3 A Little Stone found in Eagles Nests, called Aeritus Lapillus.
  • 4 A Stone taken out of the Stomack of a Goose, brought from the Stra [...]t Magellane.
  • 5 Lapis Nephriticus, or Gravel-stone.
  • 6 A Stone found in the Head of a Sea-Calfe.
  • 7 A Bone of the hearing Organe of a Whale.
  • 8 A Coculo, commonly called a Sea-Cock.
  • 9 A small bone taken out of the Penis of a Beever.
  • 10 The Bladder of a Dog.
  • 11 The Bladder of a Man.
  • 12 The Double Bladder of a Fish.
  • 13 The Arterys of the Liver.
  • 14 A Drinking-Cap of the Skull of a Moor, killed in the Beleaguring of Haerlem.
  • 15 The Sceleton of a Hedg-hog.
  • 16 The Sceleton of a Frog.
  • 17 The Sceleton of a Fitcher.
  • 18 A Young Crocodile from Egypt.
  • 19 The Sceleton of a Water-Rat.
  • 20 The Sceleton of a Chaffinch.
  • 21 A Sheapheard's-Pipe from the Iland Maltha. D. D. Iohan. van Horne.
In the Case Mk. E.
  • 1 A Wooden Effigies of Osiris, whom the Egyptians worshiped as a God, it's now almost consumed with age.
  • 2 An Image of Isis, giving Suck to her Son Orus.
  • 3 An Egyptian Coffer in which are aromaticall spices, for preserving of bodys, for Mumies.
  • 4 Three Egyptian Idoles, made of stone.
  • 5 A Drinking-Cup made of a Tortice-shell.
  • 6 An Indian Serpent's Eggs.
  • 7 The Sceleton of a Mole.
  • 8 The Arterys of the Lungs.
In the Presse Mk. F.
  • 1 A Brazen Effigies of Osiris, the Egyptian God.
  • 2 A Water-Serpent,
  • [Page]3 The Arme of an Egyptian Hero, Embalm'd.
  • 4 A Bone Embalm'd.
  • 5 A Little Egyptian Coffer upon which is engraten Isis's Effigies, & in which is the heart of an Egyptian Prince, Embalm'd.
  • 6 A Fish called Schincus.
  • 7 The Hip-bone of a Giant.

In the Case Mk. G.

  • 1 The Arterys of the Lung's of a pig.
  • 2 Two Stony Idols.
  • 3 A Cruse wtought in polished Marble.
  • 4 A Trianguler Fish.

In the great Cupboard. H. ont he North-side of the Anatomie.

  • 1 The Mumie of an Egyptian Prince, aboue 1300. Yeares old. D. Io­hannis Baptiste Bartoliti.
  • 2 A Paix of Sandles or Slippers from the Kindome of Syam.
  • 3 The Skin of an Indian Lizard.
  • 4 The Skin of a Molacca Woman aboue 150. Yeares old, by Dirick Snoeck.
  • 5 A Pair of Russian Shoes.
  • 6 Some Images of the Japanneses. D. Adriani Pauwe.
  • 7 A Cheek Bone of a Dog-Fish.
  • 8 A Lion's Head.
  • 9 An Urne, called Vrne Fenalis Romana, wherein the Romans presetved the Asshes of burnt bodies. D. Danielis Gysii.
  • 10 A Woman's pudenda.
  • 11 A Roman Eartherne Vessell. D. Danielis Gysii.
  • 12 A Guilded Copper Idol from Syam.
  • 13 A China Pot.
  • 14 A Box of white Powder, wch. the Turkes & Italiens use to make the haire fall of
  • 15 The bough of a Tree fenced with a Stone.
  • 16 A Pair of Shoes made of Man's Leather.
  • 17 A Pair of Egyptian Sandels.
  • 18 An Indian Lamprey.
  • 19 A Sea-Horse.
  • 20 A Flying Dragon.
  • 21 Some Strange Indian Fish and a Flying Fish.
  • 22 A Roman Lamp which burnes eternally.
  • 23 A Roman Bean.
  • [Page]24 A Peice of Raberbe grown in shape of a Dog's Head. D. Iohannis Hoog-Kamer.
  • 25 A Lizard.
  • 26 A Basket where in are Crocodile eggs. D. G. Piso.
  • 27 An Indian Sea-Spider.
  • 28 The Liver of a Man, in which is grown a stone as big as a ball.
  • 29 The Rib of a Sheep, with three branches sprouting out.
  • 30 The Hearing Organe of a Man.
  • 31 A Basket in which is Miscovian and other Country money.
  • 32 The Arteria Magna of a Man.
  • 33 Some Egyptian Glassing Vessels. or Cupping Vessels.
  • 34 The Sceleton of a Serpent.
  • 35 A Dish of Lapis Ossifragus, or Fine-bone-stone. D. Iohan. Nicolao Bou­manno.
  • 36 A Stone which was found in the Os Sacrum, or the great bone upon which the Ridg bone resteth.
  • 37 A Glasse in which are China-Figs,
  • 38 A Ball called Mansa, found in a Cow's Stomack.
  • 39 A great Cassia Fistula from Brassile.
  • 40 A Box of Verg Larye Amber. D. Danieli Beckleri.
  • 41 An American Bean.
  • 42 An Indian Knife.
  • 43 An Indian Guilded Wooden-Cup.
  • 44 A Black Fly called a Bretle, brought from the Cape of Goodhope.
  • 45 The Cranium, or Braine-pan of a Wolfe.
  • 46 A Cup-made of a Double Braine-Pan. D. Dr. de Bils.
  • 47 Some grown-Corral.
  • 48 The Brain-pan of an Ostrich.
  • 49 A Puff, or Mushrom of a very considerable greatnesse.
  • 50 A Sceleton of a childe newly borne.
  • 51 The Sceleton of a childe but 4. moneths old in the Womb.
  • 52 The Image of the Goddesse Forrune. D. Danielis Gysii.
  • 53 A great Bone found in the Body of a Woman of Vlarding, being abone 90. Yeares old.


Aviena, qui Batavas spectatum veneris oras;
Huc age, quae stupeas inclyta Leyda dabit;
Huc Ubi Legiferam Cererem comitatur Osiris,
Isidos Argolicae suspice signa deae:
Frustra Deum, fragilis Fortunae idola profana,
Urnam quae cineres relligiosa notet:
Lampada, ad humanos quae non pervenerit usus,
Cui magis in cultu, cui magis apta Deûm!
Vixerit, aeternae tantum se pasta Lucernae
Flammula, an invisae Larva fit illa rei?
Qua Lacerarit acu, qualem cui Fibula vestem
Vixerit, unde sagum strinxerit, unde togatu:
Divitis Egypti pretioso cadavera, Lata
Finibus Eois, invidiosa Diis:
Singula nosse juvet, tamen his, & inania rerum,
Et maris, & terrae viscera posthabeas;
Erudit incantum te vox facunda CRAMERI,
Et claram ambiguo praestat ubique facem:
Sic saecli penetrare Sinûs, & Viscera veri,
Sic poteris Româ prodigiore frui.

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