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Great Natural History Books and their Creators

By: Ray Desmond

176 pages, 90 col plates, 10 b/w illus

British Library

Hardback | Jan 2003 | #136513 | ISBN: 0712347747
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About this book

Ray Desmond tells the stories behind some of the rarest and most fascinating large-scale natural history books such as Hortus Eystettensis, Thornton's Temple of Flora, Audubon's Birds of America, and Daniell's Oriental Scenery. Includes many beautifully reproduced colour plates from original copies in the British Library and other major archives.


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