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Year: 1607  Scientist: Edward Topsell  Originally published in: Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes  Now appears in: The Book of Fabulous Beasts by Joseph Nigg

“The Gorgon,” from the book The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes by Edward Topsell, Special Collections and Archives Dept., Duane G.

Figure de la bête farouche

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Jonston, Jan: Historiae Naturalis De Piscibus Et Cetis Libri V. - Frankfurt Main: Merian, 1650.

More bewildering art from Jan Jonston — previously discussed here. What makes Historiae Naturalis De Piscibus Et Cetis unique is that multiple versions of the same animals which vary wildly in.

Jonston, Jan: Historiae Naturalis De Quadrupedibus Libri. - Frankfurt <Main>: Merian, 1652 [?].

Jonston, Jan: Historiae Naturalis De Quadrupedibus Libri. - Frankfurt <Main>: Merian, 1652 [?].

Hortus Sanitatis

JOHN OF CUBA : Hortus sanitatis . - Mainz 1517 Hessian Hessian State Library Rare Book Yn 901 From unicorn, phoenix and sea people

Sea turtles. Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes-ovipares t.1  Paris :Rapet,1819.  Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium liber IV : - Biodiversity Heritage Library | Sea monsters! ca. 1500's

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Recreatio mentis et oculi in observatione animalium testaceorum : - Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Anonymous engravings, written by Pierre Pomet, Histoire générale des drogues (General History of Drugs), printed in Paris, 1694, engraving i...

Histoire générale des drogues (General History of Drugs). Pierre Pomet (French, Paris Printed Engraving in printed book 39 × 50 cm. National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, History of Medicine Division

Naturalis Historia, Volume 1

The Most Beautiful Places on Earth - Why I Want a Villa on Lake Como like Clooney, Madonna & Pliny the Elder

The Platypus...i like biological analomies

The Ornithorhynchus or P latypus."Types of Animal Life". George Mivart, Strange little creatures - marsupials - venomous spikes on feet and aquatic (duck-billed platypus - Australia)

Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen

New Project: Jacob Cornelisz.

Here there be Witches

England's most famous witch trial took place in Lancashire in Ten of the so-called Pendle Witches were hanged at Lancaster,but weren't hung at the castle

Confessions of a Bookplate Junkie: Keeping Up with Bookplate Inflation

Confessions of a Bookplate Junkie: Keeping Up with Bookplate Inflation illustration livre

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