Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
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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