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Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Folio woodcut: Heron with 2 woodcuts: Woodpeckers - 1669

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Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Folio woodcut: Heron with 2 woodcuts: Woodpeckers - 1669

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Ornithology. Hand coloured. - Quantity: 1

Object: Single Sheet
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Ornithology. Hand coloured.
Author/ Illustrator: Conrad Gesner (1516-1565)
Book Title: Folio woodcut: Heron with 2 woodcuts: Woodpeckers
Condition: Very good
Publication year oldest item: 1669
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Language: German
Version: Original Language

1 folio leaf with two fine folio engravings (recto and verso of one leaf).

33 x 22.5 cm

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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. Age toning commensurate with age.

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    Firstly apologies for the delay in payment. Secondly, the lot looks great.

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  • All fine. Really nice Art.

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    bienacquis October 18, 2018

  • Dear Armanda, the folio was delivered. Everything is OK. Thank you for cooperation
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    Schönes Stück Geschichte. Aussehen und Merkmale des Artikel wie beschrieben. Ware war sehr gut verpackt!
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    tres jolies gravures sur bois, bien emballée
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    clemouze October 1, 2018

  • The folio was well packed. Thank you for cooperation.

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    According to tracking, delivery was attempted on 19th September. Please check with local Post Office.
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  • The print arrived in good condition. Just as what I expected. I am happy with the quick delivery.

    user-dbe8c4a September 18, 2018

  • perfect cooperation, complete satisfaction. well thank you

    user-a1886f9 September 17, 2018

  • The folio was delivered. Everything is OK. Thank you for cooperation

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    Ich habe den Verkäufer konaktiert, dass die Grafik auf dem Transportweg beschädigt wurde. Leider habe ich keine Reaktion und keine Antwort erhalten.
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    I was travelling. Have contacted customer and proposed solution. GLS damaged secure packaging!
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    Dopo diverse sollecitazioni il venditore dice di aver inviato il certificato e lascia il codice di tracciabilità (aveva detto di averlo già inviato - no code -ma è MAI arrivato). Bisogna migliorarsi.
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    To be recommanded. Professionnal very fast and the same condition he had written. THX
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