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

A book plate illustrating various echinoderms is the last place Patrick should be surprised to find himself.

Detail of the Echinodermata plate from Natural history of the animal kingdom for the use of young people: in three parts…by William Forshell Kirby et al (1889) with a few edits. 

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Tags:  #patrick  #natural history  #echinoderms  #book illustration  #BHL  #biodiversity heritage library  #humor

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