Historia Animalium Vogelbuch Darinn Die Art

Conrad Gessner

Binding in contemporary blind stamped pigskin on wooden boards 38 x 25 x 12 cm (15 x 10 x 5 in.) Zurich - 1575-1589

“The basis of modern zoology" (Horblit).

The complete Gesner’s Animal History illustrated with 1060 engravings of birds, fishes, quadrupeds and imaginary animals.

A wide margined copy preserved in its contemporary blind stamped pigskin binding.

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Librairie Amélie Sourget

"Books, Maps and Manuscripts"

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