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Conrad Gesner, 1516-1565 - Folio woodcut - Birds of Paradise - 1669

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Conrad Gesner, 1516-1565 - Folio woodcut - Birds of Paradise - 1669

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Ornithology. 2 fine folio woodcuts to one leaf. - Quantity: 1

Object: Single sheet
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Ornithology. 2 fine folio woodcuts to one leaf.
Author/ Illustrator: Conrad Gesner, 1516-1565
Book Title: Folio woodcut - Birds of Paradise
Condition: Very good
Publication year oldest item: 1669
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Language: German
Original language: Yes

1 folio leaf with two fine folio engraving.

33 x 22.5 cm

From:

Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)

Allgemeines Thier-Buch: "Eigentliche und lebendige Abbildung Aller vierfüssigen / So wohl zahmer als wilder Thieren/ welche in allen vier Theilen der Welt /auff dem Erdboden /und in etlichen Wassern zu finden: Sampt einer außführlichen..."

The Historiae animalium ("Histories of the Animals") published at Zurich was an encyclopaedic work of "an inventory of renaissance zoology" by Conrad Gesner, a doctor and professor at the Carolinum, the precursor of the University of Zurich. It is the first modern zoological work that attempts to describe all the animals known, and the first bibliography of natural history writings.

Condition: Very good condition.

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