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Seba's Snakes and Lizards: 240 Illustrations (Dover Pictorial Archive)

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From the eighteenth century's most important natural history collection--and one of the all-time greatest compilations of its kind--comes this remarkable book. Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba (1665-1735) spent most of his life acquiring thousands of specimens of animals, plants, and insects from around the world. In 1731, he commissioned illustrations of every item in his collection. The vivid, detailed, and meticulously accurate images that appear in this volume feature:

240 full-color illustrations of reptiles

A riot of brilliant colors, shapes, and sizes

Magnificent reproductions from rare originals

Unlimited potential as graphic and decorative elements in art, craft, and educational projects

Synopsis:

Albertus Seba's monumental 18th-century collection is a stunning visual record of the thousands of animal specimens he collected. Here are 240 full-color snake and lizard illustrations — a riot of brilliant colors, shapes, and sizes with unlimited potential as graphic and decorative elements in art, craft, and educational projects.

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ISBN:
9780486453682
Author:
Seba, Albertus
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
Snakes
Subject:
Lizards
Subject:
Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians
Subject:
reptiles clip art
Subject:
nature clip art
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Nature Studies-Reptiles and Amphibians
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.53 lb

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Albertus Seba's monumental 18th-century collection is a stunning visual record of the thousands of animal specimens he collected. Here are 240 full-color snake and lizard illustrations — a riot of brilliant colors, shapes, and sizes with unlimited potential as graphic and decorative elements in art, craft, and educational projects.

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