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Historiae Naturalis de Quadrupetibus Libri Cum aeneis figuris

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Historiae Naturalis de Quadrupetibus Libri Cum aeneis figuris

By Jon Jonston


OF JOHN JOHNSTON (JON JONSTONUS) AND HIS ‘HISTORIAE NATURALIS’ Jonston is seen as a 'learned compilor' (Johnston) and his sources for the present work were wide ranging, but probably the main influence was Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605). Merian's plates went on to be extensively r…

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