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Konrad von Megenberg, Buch der Natur, incunabulo del 1481

Konrad von Megenberg, Buch der Natur, incunabulo del 1481

The Illuminated Sketchbook of Stephan Schriber (1494) Selected pages from the Spätgotisches Musterbuch des Stephan Schriber, a manuscript which appears to be some kind of sketchbook, belonging to a 15th century monk working in South-West Germany, where ideas and layouts for illuminated manuscripts were tried out and skills developed.

The Illuminated Sketchbook of Stephan Schriber, Birds and grotesques.

Miniature of a plant, a cricket, a crane, and a salamander - (Tractatus de Herbis - Sloane 4016   f. 42) by peacay, via Flickr

Codex Sloane 4016 is a century Italian parchment manuscript belonging to a class of books known as herbals. These medicinal treatises recorded knowledge accumulated in the oral tradition about plants believed to possess therapeutic properties

Предположительно стилизованный гранат ,но на мой взгляд скорее репей

Pimpernel, Blue Flower in a stylised design from The Tudor Pattern Book, Ashmole Manuscript, fol.

Honzô zufu 本草図譜  Japanese Edo period 1830 (Bunsei 7) Compiled by Iwasaki Kan'en (Tsumasa) (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Mohei (Japanese)

Honzô zufu 本草図譜 Japanese Edo period 1830 (Bunsei Compiled by Iwasaki Kan'en (Tsumasa) (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Mohei (Japanese)

These images come from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced some 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region. By peacay on Flickr

Images from the fabled manuscript, 'Liber Floridus' (Book of Flowers), a Medieval encyclopædia produced 900 years ago by Lambert, Canon of St Omer, in the NE France/Flanders/Belgium region.

List of florilegia and botanical codices

A timeline of illustrated botanical works to Contents 1 BCE 2 CE 3 4 5 6 7 8

Jeu de la Princesse Tarot (Dusserre edition first published in Cards provide explanations of what the image represents, the divinatory meaning. A line at the top of the card (printed in reverse) is the reversed divinatory meaning.

Frigate bird, paille-en-queue or tropicbird, pelican, flamingo and Aves or Bird Island (18th century ornithological engraved etching) | Text describes birds of the Caribbean islands. Frigatebird: (perhaps) Fregata magnificens, paille-en-queue or white-tailed tropicbird: Phaeton lepturrus, pelican: (perhaps) Pelecanus occidentalis, and flamingo: Phoenicopteridae ruber ruber (or the Caribbean flamingo). | Image derived from Jean Baptiste Labat, 'Nouveau Voyages', Paris, 1722

Frigate bird, paille-en-queue or tropicbird, pelican, flamingo and Aves or Bird Island century ornithological engraved etching)

Konrad von Megenberg, illustration from 'Das Buch der Natur' [author : Johann Bämler], published Augsburg, Germany, 1481.

Konrad von Megenberg, illustration from 'Das Buch der Natur' [author : Johann Bämler], published Augsburg, Germany, 1481.

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