Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
17 of January, 2013

Illustrations from the Biodiversity Heritage Library’s book of the week:- Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physices historiam : Opus, cui, in hoc rerum genere, nullum par exstitit  , an 18th century catalog of the natural history collections of the Dutch apothecary Albertus Seba.

(Source: blog.biodiversitylibrary.org)


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Tags:  #curiosity  #wunderkammer  #cabinet of curiosities  #collections  #natural history  #rare books

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