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

Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, Sir 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
Sir David Attenborough ; Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Writer of added commentary
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
YDXCP
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1926-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Attenborough, David
Dewey number
508.0222
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH46.5
LC item number
.A884 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Owens, Susan
  • Clayton, Martin
  • Alexandratos, Rea
  • Royal Collection (Great Britain)
  • Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Queen's Gallery (London, England)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Royal Collection (Great Britain)
  • Natural history illustration
Label
Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, Sir David Attenborough ; Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Published to accompany exhibitions held Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh) March 2-September 16, 2007, and Queen's Gallery (Buckingham Palace) March 14-September 21, 2007
  • Paperback edition previously published in the United Kingdom by Kales Press, 2009
  • Hardback edition published by Yale University Press and in the United Kingdom by Royal Collection Enterprises, Ltd., 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "His curious booke of flowers in miniature": Alexander Marshal
  • Susan Owens
  • "Great diligence, grace and spirit": Maria Sibylla Merian
  • Susan Owens
  • " A genius for natural history": Mark Catesby
  • Susan Owens
  • Foreword
  • Jane Roberts
  • Picturing the natural world
  • David Attenborough
  • "All the works of Nature which adorn the world": Leonardo da Vinci
  • Martin Clayton
  • ""With the true eye of a lynx": The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo
  • Rea Alexandratos
Control code
sky277488737
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780300215724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Label
Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery, Sir David Attenborough ; Susan Owens, Martin Clayton and Rea Alexandratos
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Published to accompany exhibitions held Queen's Gallery (Edinburgh) March 2-September 16, 2007, and Queen's Gallery (Buckingham Palace) March 14-September 21, 2007
  • Paperback edition previously published in the United Kingdom by Kales Press, 2009
  • Hardback edition published by Yale University Press and in the United Kingdom by Royal Collection Enterprises, Ltd., 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "His curious booke of flowers in miniature": Alexander Marshal
  • Susan Owens
  • "Great diligence, grace and spirit": Maria Sibylla Merian
  • Susan Owens
  • " A genius for natural history": Mark Catesby
  • Susan Owens
  • Foreword
  • Jane Roberts
  • Picturing the natural world
  • David Attenborough
  • "All the works of Nature which adorn the world": Leonardo da Vinci
  • Martin Clayton
  • ""With the true eye of a lynx": The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo
  • Rea Alexandratos
Control code
sky277488737
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780300215724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps

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