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Konrad Gesner | Curious Woodcuts of Fanciful and Real Beasts

Curious Woodcuts of Fanciful and Real Beasts: A Selection of 190 Sixteenth-Century Woodcuts from Gesner's and Topsell's Natural Histories by Konrad Gesner.

splattergut:  Aguila Icones animalium Conrad Gessner, 1553

splattergut: Aguila Icones animalium Conrad Gessner, 1553

Detail of a man with bells among musical neumes, from the Gradual of Saint-Etienne of Toulouse, France (Toulouse), last quarter of the 11th-first quarter of the 12th century, Harley MS 4951, f. 299v - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2015/07/happy-uncommon-musical-instrument-appreciation-day.html#sthash.FnKoayeE.dpuf

Unusual Musical Instruments - Detail of a man with bells among musical neumes, from the Gradual of Saint-Etienne of Toulouse, France (Toulouse), last quarter of the quarter of the century, Harley MS f. The British Library.

sobrecapas: Oliver Sacks One of the best I have read!

Island of the Colorblind Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbo

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Field book of North American mammals; descriptions of every mammal known north of the Rio Grande, together with brief accounts of habits, geographical ranges, etc.

Homer's 'Iliad' codex from approximately the late 5th-early 6th century A.D.

Geneticists Estimate Publication Date Of The 'Iliad'

Iliad, Book VIII, lines Greek manuscript, late early centuries AD.

Amazing manuscript in the shape of the fleur-de-lis. It is a Book of Hours for the use of Rome, made circa 1555. (Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale, fonds L’Escalopier 022)  Not your everyday medieval book. I have never seen one like this before. Wonderful display of craftsmanship.

sexycodicology: “Amazing manuscript in the shape of the fleur-de-lis. It is a Book of Hours for the use of Rome, made circa (Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale, fonds L’Escalopier ” Not your everyday medieval book.

La Lophie. Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes-ovipares t.2 Paris :Rapet,1819. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

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forbiddenalleys: “ From Voyages made in the years 1788 and 1789 from China to the northwest coast of America. Via Peacay ”

Medicinal Herb Book, 'Arzneipflanzenbuch' [BSB Cod.icon. 26] online at the Bavarian State Library

Medicinal Herb Book [opium: ' papava' above or Papapver as the genus name is nowadays] .

Rhinoceros, extrait du Historia Animalium de Conrad Gessner, 1551, le plus important ouvrage de zoologie publié - Bfm Limoges.

Rhinoceros, extrait du Historia Animalium de Conrad Gessner, 1551, le plus important ouvrage de zoologie publié - Bfm Limoges.

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