Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
De Draconis. From Historiæ animalium liber II : qui est de quadrupedibus ouiparis(1586 edition) Our copy of book two of Gessner’s study of the animals of the world, the oviparous quadrupeds, including dragons. Of course.
14 of August, 2012

De Draconis. From Historiæ animalium liber II : qui est de quadrupedibus ouiparis(1586 edition) Our copy of book two of Gessner’s study of the animals of the world, the oviparous quadrupeds, including dragons. Of course.


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Tags:  #Dragon  #Zoology  #crypto-zoology  #Gessner  #rare books  #pre-Linnean zoology

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