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Rare treasures from the Library of the Natural History Museum

Title
Rare treasures from the Library of the Natural History Museum / edited by Judith Magee.
Author
Natural History Museum (London, England). General Library.
Publication
  • London : Published by the Natural History Museum, London, [2015]
  • ©2015

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Description
224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color); 26 cm +
Alternative Title
Rare treasures
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Bibliography – Catalogs.
  • Catalogs.
Note
  • In clam shell case, 36 x 28 x 4 cm.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-224) and index.
Contents
Pliny the Elder : Historia naturalis / Lisa Di Tommaso -- Jacob Meydenbach : Ortus sanitatis / Judith Magee -- Basilius Besler : Hortus eystettensis / Andrea Hart -- John Gerard : The herball or generall historie of plantes / Robert Huxley -- Ulisses Aldrovandi : Monstrorum historia cum Paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium / Lisa Di Tommaso -- Michał Piotr Boym : Flora Sinensis / Andrea Hart -- Robert Hooke : Micrographia / Robert Huxley -- Maria Sibylla Merian : Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium / S. Grace Touzel -- Louis Renard : Poissons, écrivisses et crabs, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires / Judith Magee -- Mark Catesby : The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands / Victoria R.M. Pickering -- Robert Furber : Twelve months of flowers / Andrea Hart -- Albertus Seba : Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri / Lisa Di Tommaso -- Christoph Trew : Plantae selectae / Andrea Hart -- Moses Harris : The Aurelian / Paul M. Cooper -- William Hamilton : Campi Phlegraei : observations on the volcanoes of the Two Sicilies / Lisa Di Tommaso -- James Barbut : The genera insectorum of Linnaeus / Andrea Hart -- Thomas Martyn : The universal conchologist / Kathie Way -- John Abbot : The natural history of lepidopterous insects of Georgia / S. Grace Touzel -- Robert John Thornton : Temple of Flora / Robert Huxley -- Commission des Sciences et Arts d'Égypte : Description de l'Égypte / Judith Magee -- Pierre-Joseph Redouté : Les roses / Sandra Knapp -- John James Audubon : The birds of America / Paul M. Cooper -- Edward Lear : Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae, or parrots / Paul M. Cooper -- John Edward Gray : Illustrations of Indian zoology / Ann Datta -- Richard Owen : Memoir of the pearly nautilus / David Williams -- Louis Agassiz : Recherches sur les poissons fossiles / Zerina Johanson -- Georges Cuvier : Le règne animal / David Williams -- James Bateman : The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala / Sandra Knapp -- John Gould : Monograph of the Trochilidae, or family of humming-birds / Ann Datta -- Daniel Giraud Elliot : A monograph of the Paradiseidae, or birds of paradise / Robert Prys-Jones -- Ernst Haeckel : Art forms in nature / Ronald Jenner.
Call Number
JQG 17-963
ISBN
  • 0565093487
  • 9780565093488
LCCN
2015513727
OCLC
921186126
Author
Natural History Museum (London, England). General Library.
Title
Rare treasures from the Library of the Natural History Museum / edited by Judith Magee.
Publisher
London : Published by the Natural History Museum, London, [2015]
Copyright Date
©2015
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-224) and index.
Summary
The Library of the Natural History Museum contains one of the most exciting and comprehensive collections of natural history literature and artworks to be found anywhere in the world. It holds over half a million artworks, comprising one of Britain's biggest art collections and representing all the great natural history artists, and many thousands of books, including some richly illustrated volumes of great historical significance. Rare Treasures is a stunningly illustrated guide to a special selection of some of its most highly valued books, chosen for their scientific and artistic merit. For each book there is an essay by a Museum expert, explaining the role it played in the development of natural history.
Added Author
Magee, Judith, 1952- editor.
Natural History Museum (London, England), issuing body.
Added Title
Rare treasures
Research Call Number
JQG 17-963
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