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Historiae Naturalis de Insectis. Libri. III. de Serpentibus et Draconib Libri II. Cum aeneis Figuris

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Historiae Naturalis de Insectis. Libri. III. de Serpentibus et Draconib Libri II. 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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