Great Natural History Books and Their Creators.

By: Desmond, Ray

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Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 176, dustwrapper, very good. (One of the great natural history scholars recounts the story behind the production of Hortus Eystettensis, Birds of America, Temple of Flora and many other works).

Title: Great Natural History Books and Their Creators.

Author Name: Desmond, Ray

Categories: History of Science, Botanical Illustration, Natural History, Botany,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, 2003

ISBN Number: 0712347747

ISBN Number 13: 9780712347747

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 000384

Keywords: HORTUS EYSTETTENSIS. BIRDS OF AMERICA. TEMPLE FLORA. JOHN THORNTON. AUDUBON. NATURE PRINTING. FLORA DANICA. GRAECA. JOSEPH BANKS. WILLIAM CURTIS. BOTANICAL ART. NATURAL HISTORY. HISTORY SCIENCE. BOTANY. ILLUSTRATORS.