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Amazing Rare Things

The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery

Amazing Rare Things( )
Author: Owens, Susan
Clayton, Martin
Alexandratos, Rea
Attenborough, David
ISBN:978-1-902163-46-8
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:Royal Collection Enterprises Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $36.35
Book Description:

The great voyages of discovery of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries brought European artists face-toface with new and exotic plants and animals, and created an intense interest in the way nature was investigated and recorded. In Amazing Rare Things, Sir David Attenborough explores the history of natural history. With expert curators from the Royal Library, he examines the contributions of four great artists and one pre-eminent collector to this era of extraordinary scientific...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Regional
Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20 x 25.2 x 2.7 cm
Book Weight:1.02 Kilograms



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