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Illustrations of natural history

embracing a series of engravings and descriptive accounts of the most interesting and popular genera and species of the animal world

by John Le Keux

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Published by Longman [etc. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals -- Pictorial works

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    Statement ... [The engravings by J. Le Keux & R. Sands]
    ContributionsSands, R.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], [9]-384. [iii]-vi p.
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599821M

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    The colored woodcut illustrations were the first real attempts to represent animals in their natural environment. It is the first book to illustrate fossils. Gessner acknowledges one of his main illustrators was Lucas Schan, an artist from Strasbourg. A History of British Birds is a natural history book by Thomas Bewick, published in two 1, Land Birds, appeared in Volume 2, Water Birds, appeared in A supplement was published in The text in Land Birds was written by Ralph Beilby, while Bewick took over the text for the second book is admired mainly for the beauty and clarity of Bewick's Author: Thomas Bewick.


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