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Historiae Animalium Lib. I. de Quadrupedibus Viviparis

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Historiae Animalium Lib. I. de Quadrupedibus Viviparis

By Conrad Gesner


Gesner's 'Historiae Animalium' holds as strong a claim as any work to be the beginning of modern zoology. It is an extraordinary book, with some of the most famous illustrations of animals in the annals of printing, including Durer's famous woodcuts of the rhinoceros and the elepha…

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