Cabinet Of Natural Curiosities


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Cabinet Of Natural Curiosities

(The complete plates in colour 1734 – 1765)

Albertus Seba.

Taschen’s Bibliotheca Universalis edition.

A beautifully illustrated catalogue of 18th century specimens.

Albertus Seba’s ¬†Cabinet Of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century’s greatest natural history achievements. Though scientists of his era often collected natural specimens for research purposes, Amsterdam-based pharmacist Seba was unrivaled in his passion. His amazing collection of animals. plants and insects from all around the world gained international fame during his lifetime.

Publisher: Taschen.  2015.

Hardcover.  589 pages

English/ French/ German edition.

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