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Cabinet of Natural Curiosities / Das Naturalienkabinett / La Cabinet des Curiosités Naturelles The Complete Plates in Colour 1734-1765

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By: Albertus Seba(Illustrator), Irmgard Müsch(Contributor), Rainer Willmann(Contributor), Jes Rust(Contributor)
512 pages, 500 colour illustrations
Publisher: Taschen
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A 2022 reissue of this book, originally published in 2001. This reissue is part of Taschen's 40th Anniversary Edition range (156 mm × 217 mm). The 2020 reissue was part of Taschen's XL range (245 mm × 372 mm), while the 2001 original was in their XXL range (290 mm × 440 mm).

The Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century's greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. Though scientists of his era often collected natural specimens for research purposes, Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba (1665–1736) was unrivalled in his passion. His amazing collection of animals, plants, and insects from all around the world earned him international fame.

In 1731, after decades of collecting, Seba commissioned careful and often scenic illustrations of every specimen. With these meticulous drawings, he arranged for the publication of a four-volume catalogue, covering the entire collection from strange and exotic plants to snakes, frogs, crocodiles, shellfish, corals, birds, and butterflies, as well as creatures that are now extinct.

Taken from a rare hand-coloured original, the best-selling collection features an introduction that contextualizes the fascinating tradition of natural collections to which Seba's curiosities belonged.

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Irmgard Müsch, born in 1967, studied art history, history and classical archaeology in Mainz and Berlin. Her Ph.D. thesis from 1999 examines Johann Jakob Scheuchzer's Kupfer-Bibel, a richly illustrated scientific commentary on the Bible from the early 18th century. She has published on art of the 18th and 20th century, scientific illustrations and Kunstkammer pieces.

Jes Rust, born 1963, completed his studies in geology, palaeontology and zoology at Gottingen and Kiel. His thesis dealt with the evolution of fossil snails living in the fresh and brackish waters of prehistoric Greece. His assistantship at the Institute of Zoology in Gottingen between 1993 and 1999 was followed by his appointment in 2001 as professor of invertebrate palaeontology and insect phylogeny at the University of Bonn.

Rainer Willmann holds a chair in zoology at Gottingen University, is director of its Zoological Museum, and is co-founder of its Centre for Biodiversity and Ecology Research. A specialist in phlogenetics and evolution, he conducts research into biodiversity and its history.

Art / Photobook New
By: Albertus Seba(Illustrator), Irmgard Müsch(Contributor), Rainer Willmann(Contributor), Jes Rust(Contributor)
512 pages, 500 colour illustrations
Publisher: Taschen
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