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Portrait of Pierre Belon (15171564) renaissance French explorer, naturalist, writer and diplomat. He worked on a range of topics including ichthyology, ornithology, botany, comparative anatomy, archi...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portrait of Pierre Belon (15171564) renaissance French explorer, naturalist, writer and diplomat. He worked on a range of topics including ichthyology, ornithology, botany, comparative anatomy, archi...
Portrait of Pierre Belon (15171564) renaissance French explorer, naturalist, writer and diplomat. He worked on a range of topics including ichthyology, ornithology, botany, comparative anatomy, archi...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portrait of Pierre Belon (15171564) renaissance French explorer, naturalist, writer and diplomat. He worked on a range of topics including ichthyology, ornithology, botany, comparative anatomy, archi...
Woodcut illustration of dolphin's placenta, skull and birth by Gesner. Gesner 'Icones Animalium', 1560. Generally animals were grouped by habitat, so dolphins were thought of as fish. However Gesner d...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut illustration of dolphin's placenta, skull and birth by Gesner. Gesner 'Icones Animalium', 1560. Generally animals were grouped by habitat, so dolphins were thought of as fish. However Gesner d...
Woodcut by Gesner 'Icones Animalium', 1560. Gesner and his contemporaries believed marine mammals were fish based on habitat. However Gesner did note that unlike fish they have no scales, give birth a...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut by Gesner 'Icones Animalium', 1560. Gesner and his contemporaries believed marine mammals were fish based on habitat. However Gesner did note that unlike fish they have no scales, give birth a...
Portrait of the Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) Italian scientist, in particular a naturalist and physician. He taught in Bologna and his work 'Antidotarii Bononiensis Epitome' (1574) described the prop...  -  Paul  D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portrait of the Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) Italian scientist, in particular a naturalist and physician. He taught in Bologna and his work 'Antidotarii Bononiensis Epitome' (1574) described the prop...
St. Peter's Basilica, with gathered crowds in foreground, Rome, Italy. December 2009  -  Angelo Gandolfi
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Angelo Gandolfi / St. Peter's Basilica, with gathered crowds in foreground, Rome, Italy. December 2009
St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome. December 2009  -  Angelo Gandolfi
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Angelo Gandolfi / St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome. December 2009
Powis Castle and with late renaissance terrace gardens and clipped Yew trees (Taxus baccata), Welshpool, Powys, Wales, UK, July 2008  -  Will Watson
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Will Watson / Powis Castle and with late renaissance terrace gardens and clipped Yew trees (Taxus baccata), Welshpool, Powys, Wales, UK, July 2008
1731 illustration from Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) folio copper engraving of the fifth day of creation (with later hand colouring) drawn by a team of engravers unde...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 1731 illustration from Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) folio copper engraving of the fifth day of creation (with later hand colouring) drawn by a team of engravers unde...
Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (born August 2nd 1672 - died June 23rd 1733). Swiss traveller naturalist and geologist. Contemporary Folio size Portrait copper engraving at 59 years old (1731) from Physica Sa...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (born August 2nd 1672 - died June 23rd 1733). Swiss traveller naturalist and geologist. Contemporary Folio size Portrait copper engraving at 59 years old (1731) from Physica Sa...
1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) the fourth day of creation folio copper engraving (with later hand colouring) drawn by a team of engravers under the direction of J...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) the fourth day of creation folio copper engraving (with later hand colouring) drawn by a team of engravers under the direction of J...
1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) loading the Ark, folio copper engraving drawn by a team of engravers under the direction of Johann Andreas Pfeffel (1674-1748). The...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) loading the Ark, folio copper engraving drawn by a team of engravers under the direction of Johann Andreas Pfeffel (1674-1748). The...
European Brown Bear (Ursos arctos arctos) kills hunter who has taken her cubs. 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) bear attack, folio copper engraving drawn by a team...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / European Brown Bear (Ursos arctos arctos) kills hunter who has taken her cubs. 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733) bear attack, folio copper engraving drawn by a team...
Orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus) 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733). The ape is contrasted to 'Hairy Esau' in this folio copper engraving drawn by a team of engravers unde...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus) 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733). The ape is contrasted to 'Hairy Esau' in this folio copper engraving drawn by a team of engravers unde...
1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733). Creation of Man from Dust (Homo ex humo) folio copper engraving with later hand colouring drawn by a team of engravers under the d...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 1731 Physica Sacra (Sacred Physics) by Johann Scheuchzer (1672-1733). Creation of Man from Dust (Homo ex humo) folio copper engraving with later hand colouring drawn by a team of engravers under the d...
Portait of Albertus Seba, the Dutch pharmacist and collector of natural rarities, age 66 (b. May 12th 1665 - d. May 2nd 1736). Portrait with tinting, showing off rarities from his collection acquired...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portait of Albertus Seba, the Dutch pharmacist and collector of natural rarities, age 66 (b. May 12th 1665 - d. May 2nd 1736). Portrait with tinting, showing off rarities from his collection acquired...
'The Wisdom of God manifested in the Works of Creation' by John Ray, the ninth edition of 1727. In this book Ray developed Natural Theology for an English audience. He argues that the proof of God is...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 'The Wisdom of God manifested in the Works of Creation' by John Ray, the ninth edition of 1727. In this book Ray developed Natural Theology for an English audience. He argues that the proof of God is...
Illustration of extinct fossil giant salamander (Andrias sheuchzeri), first named as Homo diluvii testis (evidence of a diluvian human or witness of the flood) from the work of Johann Jakob Scheuchzer...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of extinct fossil giant salamander (Andrias sheuchzeri), first named as Homo diluvii testis (evidence of a diluvian human or witness of the flood) from the work of Johann Jakob Scheuchzer...
Copperplate engraving of mythical hydra with hand colouring by J. Chapman 1806 after engraving by Seba in his 'Treasury of Natural History' (1734). In 1735 a young Linnaeus visited Hamburg. While ther...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Copperplate engraving of mythical hydra with hand colouring by J. Chapman 1806 after engraving by Seba in his 'Treasury of Natural History' (1734). In 1735 a young Linnaeus visited Hamburg. While ther...
Illustrationg of great white shark jaw with fossil shark teeth, copperplate after Nicolas Steno 1667. Steno produced a book 'Head of a shark dissected' from his dissection of a great white shark caugh...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustrationg of great white shark jaw with fossil shark teeth, copperplate after Nicolas Steno 1667. Steno produced a book 'Head of a shark dissected' from his dissection of a great white shark caugh...
18th Century engraving with contemporary handcolouring showing coral, squid and a nautilus shell. Such exotic objects were emblematic of any good cabinet of curiosities and held particular fascination...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 18th Century engraving with contemporary handcolouring showing coral, squid and a nautilus shell. Such exotic objects were emblematic of any good cabinet of curiosities and held particular fascination...
Illustration frontispiece from Thomas Burnet's 'The Sacred Theory of the Earth' 1684, the most popular geological work of the 17th century. Christ stands aside the full cycle of creation with the epit...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration frontispiece from Thomas Burnet's 'The Sacred Theory of the Earth' 1684, the most popular geological work of the 17th century. Christ stands aside the full cycle of creation with the epit...
Illustration with later hand colouring from Thomas Burnet's 'The Sacred Theory of the Earth' 1684. In it he postulates how the 'perfect' featureless earth of the creation is transformed by waters unle...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration with later hand colouring from Thomas Burnet's 'The Sacred Theory of the Earth' 1684. In it he postulates how the 'perfect' featureless earth of the creation is transformed by waters unle...
Illustration with later hand colouring from Thomas Burnet's 'The Sacred Theory of the Earth' 1684. In it he postulates how the 'perfect' featureless earth of the creation is transformed by waters unle...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration with later hand colouring from Thomas Burnet's 'The Sacred Theory of the Earth' 1684. In it he postulates how the 'perfect' featureless earth of the creation is transformed by waters unle...
Copper engraving of dinosaur femur, from Robert Plot's 1677 'Natural History of Oxfordshire'. Dug out of a quarry in 'the Parish of Cornwell' in Oxfordshire on the land of (and donated by) Sir Thomas...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Copper engraving of dinosaur femur, from Robert Plot's 1677 'Natural History of Oxfordshire'. Dug out of a quarry in 'the Parish of Cornwell' in Oxfordshire on the land of (and donated by) Sir Thomas...
1674 Copperplate engraving depicting 'Creation of the birds, fishes and large marine life' (Genesis 1. 20-23 Day 5) under the Hebrew divine word of God. 'Let the waters bring forth abundantly the movi...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / 1674 Copperplate engraving depicting 'Creation of the birds, fishes and large marine life' (Genesis 1. 20-23 Day 5) under the Hebrew divine word of God. 'Let the waters bring forth abundantly the movi...
Illustration of mythical Papio and man-headed beast. Published in Amsterdam in 1673 by Jacob Von Meurs for Arnoldus Montanusa 'De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld' after the first book related to America b...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of mythical Papio and man-headed beast. Published in Amsterdam in 1673 by Jacob Von Meurs for Arnoldus Montanusa 'De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld' after the first book related to America b...
Illustration of a mythical Brazillian animal by Albertus Montanus, 1673. Copperplate from the German edition of his Dutch 'The New World'. A strange creature being pursued by colonials in the jungles...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of a mythical Brazillian animal by Albertus Montanus, 1673. Copperplate from the German edition of his Dutch 'The New World'. A strange creature being pursued by colonials in the jungles...
Portrait of Athanasius Kircher, Jesuit scholar 1602-1680, coloured copper engraving of the author from Mundus Subterraneus (1664). Kircher worked and published across a remarkable range of fields, and...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portrait of Athanasius Kircher, Jesuit scholar 1602-1680, coloured copper engraving of the author from Mundus Subterraneus (1664). Kircher worked and published across a remarkable range of fields, and...
Illustrations of Birds of Paradise (Paradisaea spp), woodcut from Merian and Jonston's 'Historia Naturalis' 1660 (which continued to be printed up to 1767). Shows a range of species including the blue...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustrations of Birds of Paradise (Paradisaea spp), woodcut from Merian and Jonston's 'Historia Naturalis' 1660 (which continued to be printed up to 1767). Shows a range of species including the blue...
Illustration of mythical creature, The Su, 1627 woodblock engraving from Sebastian Munster's account of the New World from the Cosmographia. German edition of 1627 dealing with the navigation of Magel...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of mythical creature, The Su, 1627 woodblock engraving from Sebastian Munster's account of the New World from the Cosmographia. German edition of 1627 dealing with the navigation of Magel...
Illustration of War Elephant (Elephas maximus), 1552, The Cosmographia, Book V, by Sebastian Munster (the early latin edition from the Basel printing house of Sebastian Heinrich Petri). Woodcut plate...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of War Elephant (Elephas maximus), 1552, The Cosmographia, Book V, by Sebastian Munster (the early latin edition from the Basel printing house of Sebastian Heinrich Petri). Woodcut plate...
Illustration 'Of the Tiger' (Panthera tigris) a 1607 engraving with later tinting from Edward Topsell's 'History of four Footed Beasts'. Topsell produced one of the first printed English Bestiaries, c...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration 'Of the Tiger' (Panthera tigris) a 1607 engraving with later tinting from Edward Topsell's 'History of four Footed Beasts'. Topsell produced one of the first printed English Bestiaries, c...
Illustration of Indian Elephant (Elephas maximus) 'Of the Elephant' a 1607 engraving with later tinting from Edward Topsell's 'History of four Footed Beasts'. Topsell produced one of the first English...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Indian Elephant (Elephas maximus) 'Of the Elephant' a 1607 engraving with later tinting from Edward Topsell's 'History of four Footed Beasts'. Topsell produced one of the first English...
Portrait of Gaius Plinius Secundus, army commander, naturalist and author (23AD to 25 August 79AD). Copperplate engraving from Andre Thevet's 'Portraits et vies des hommes illustres' publ Guillaume Ch...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Portrait of Gaius Plinius Secundus, army commander, naturalist and author (23AD to 25 August 79AD). Copperplate engraving from Andre Thevet's 'Portraits et vies des hommes illustres' publ Guillaume Ch...
Woodcut illustration of the 'Monster of Krakow' was reported widely in the mid sixteenth century as a real occurence. It was seen by many protestants as a monstrous symptom of divine displeasure at th...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut illustration of the 'Monster of Krakow' was reported widely in the mid sixteenth century as a real occurence. It was seen by many protestants as a monstrous symptom of divine displeasure at th...
Woodcut illustration of Wolverine (Gulo gulo) or Glutton, squeezing between trees to defecate before resuming feeding. From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' published by Christof Froschover, Zurich,...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut illustration of Wolverine (Gulo gulo) or Glutton, squeezing between trees to defecate before resuming feeding. From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' published by Christof Froschover, Zurich,...
Woodcut illustration of European wolf (Canis lupus). From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' published by Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560.  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut illustration of European wolf (Canis lupus). From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' published by Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560.
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) portrait detail from a woodcut with old colouring. Conrad Gesner 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner's artist catches the perceived intelligent a...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) portrait detail from a woodcut with old colouring. Conrad Gesner 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner's artist catches the perceived intelligent a...
Woodcut of Common electric ray (Torpedo torpedo) with old colouring. From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. The torpedo or electric ray had been well know by...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut of Common electric ray (Torpedo torpedo) with old colouring. From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. The torpedo or electric ray had been well know by...
Three toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' published by Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. This strange animal is derived from an early Spanish conquistador image r...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Three toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) From Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' published by Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. This strange animal is derived from an early Spanish conquistador image r...
Illustration of Sea Serpents from Gessner's 'Historia Animalium', volume 4, 1558. Later hand colouring. Gessner's accounts included creatures which exist, and creatures which we now know do not. There...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Sea Serpents from Gessner's 'Historia Animalium', volume 4, 1558. Later hand colouring. Gessner's accounts included creatures which exist, and creatures which we now know do not. There...
Illustration of Sea Serpents from Gesner's 'Historia Animalium', volume 4, 1558. Later hand colouring. Italic marginalia by contemporary scholar. Gessner's accounts included creatures which exist, and...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Illustration of Sea Serpents from Gesner's 'Historia Animalium', volume 4, 1558. Later hand colouring. Italic marginalia by contemporary scholar. Gessner's accounts included creatures which exist, and...
Woodcut of mythical creature with early colouring from Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' 1557. Publ. Christof Froshover, Zurich. Gesner takes this image from Breidenbach's 'Journey to the Holy Land'...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut of mythical creature with early colouring from Conrad Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' 1557. Publ. Christof Froshover, Zurich. Gesner takes this image from Breidenbach's 'Journey to the Holy Land'...
Woodcut illustration of mythical creature with contemporary colouring from 'Icones Animalium' Publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner illustrates a creature captured in the forest of Hanesberg...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut illustration of mythical creature with contemporary colouring from 'Icones Animalium' Publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner illustrates a creature captured in the forest of Hanesberg...
Woodcut illustration of Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata) with colouring. From Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Of Gesner's many woodcuts this is one of the more...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut illustration of Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata) with colouring. From Gesner's 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Of Gesner's many woodcuts this is one of the more...
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) portrait detail from a woodcut with old colouring. Conrad Gesner 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner's artist catches the perceived intelligent a...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) portrait detail from a woodcut with old colouring. Conrad Gesner 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560. Gesner's artist catches the perceived intelligent a...
Woodcut with old colouring of shark and shark tooth fossil from Gesner 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560 (also 1558 in Historiae Animalium, Liber IIII). This is the first West...  -  Paul D Stewart
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Paul D Stewart / Woodcut with old colouring of shark and shark tooth fossil from Gesner 'Icones Animalium' publ. Christof Froschover, Zurich, 1560 (also 1558 in Historiae Animalium, Liber IIII). This is the first West...
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