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The Resource Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos

Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos

Label
Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery
Title
Amazing rare things
Title remainder
the art of natural history in the age of discovery
Statement of responsibility
David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the methods by which selected European artists, from Leonardo Da Vinci to Mark Catesby, portrayed the natural world during the Age of Discovery
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1926-
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Attenborough, David
Dewey number
508.022/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH46.5
LC item number
.A88 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • catalogs
  • bibliography
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1967-
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  • Owens, Susan
  • Clayton, Martin
  • Alexandratos, Rea
  • Royal Collection (Great Britain)
  • Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Queen's Gallery (London, England)
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  • Royal Collection (Great Britain)
  • Natural history illustration
Label
Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published to accompany exhibitions held Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh) Mar. 2-Sept. 16, 2007 and Queen's Gallery (Buckingham Palace) Mar. 14-Sept. 21, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-219) and index
Contents
  • Alexander Marshal : "His curious booke of flowers in miniature"
  • Susan Owens
  • Maria Sibylla Merian : "Great diligence, grace and spirit"
  • Susan Owens
  • Mark Catesby : " A genius for natural history"
  • Susan Owens
  • Foreword
  • Jane Roberts
  • Picturing the natural world
  • David Attenborough
  • Leonardo da Vinci : "All the works of Nature which adorn the world"
  • Martin Clayton
  • The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo : "With the true eye of a lynx"
  • Rea Alexandratos
Control code
ocn154689040
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9780300125474
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300125474
  • (OCoLC)154689040
Label
Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos
Publication
Note
Published to accompany exhibitions held Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh) Mar. 2-Sept. 16, 2007 and Queen's Gallery (Buckingham Palace) Mar. 14-Sept. 21, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-219) and index
Contents
  • Alexander Marshal : "His curious booke of flowers in miniature"
  • Susan Owens
  • Maria Sibylla Merian : "Great diligence, grace and spirit"
  • Susan Owens
  • Mark Catesby : " A genius for natural history"
  • Susan Owens
  • Foreword
  • Jane Roberts
  • Picturing the natural world
  • David Attenborough
  • Leonardo da Vinci : "All the works of Nature which adorn the world"
  • Martin Clayton
  • The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo : "With the true eye of a lynx"
  • Rea Alexandratos
Control code
ocn154689040
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9780300125474
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780300125474
  • (OCoLC)154689040

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