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Illustrated sketches of natural history

Illustrated sketches of natural history

consisting of descriptions and engravings of animals. 1st[-2d] series.

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPublished under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
    ContributionsSociety for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599829M

    In the Introduction to the First Edition of the original work I alluded, in the following terms, to that portion of it which is now reproduced in an extended form: "Regarding the fauna of Ceylon, little has been published in any collective form, with the exception of a volume by Dr. In this dilemma, I was obliged to adopt the alternative of so condensing the matter as to bring the whole within the prescribed proportions. A cat named Plume stalks this compendium of birds, each page a careful study of one species and the details of its feathers. Original illustration art has been known to attract high prices at auction. These developments in printing effected all areas of literature from cookbooks, photography and travel guides, as well as children's books. Each page of drawings and notes is enclosed in a hand-drawn red pencil border, approx.

    The practice of creating detailed illustrations of flora and fauna, whether to document an expedition or a medical practice, gained popularity well before photography was up to the task. The Ribs extended. I have been enabled, at the same time, to avail myself of the corrections and communications of scientific friends; and thus to compensate, in some degree for what is still incomplete, by increased accuracy in minute particulars. Website: tkmach. By the early 19th century, the introduction of lithography substantially improved reproduction quality. Courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library In its mission statementthe BHL cites swiftly changing ecosystems and extinctions as reasons for bringing together a body of knowledge about biodiversity that may help researchers track how the world is changing today.

    In addition to his scientific work, he has been an ardent collector of old prints; within the last 40 years he collected one of the world largest series — over of pre-photographic depictions of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis. Illustrated by Maps. Courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library Wolf illustrated two volumes of rare animals depicted in their natural environment rather than the London zoo where they actually lived. A sleepy little bunny is carried home through the city by her parents, ending up safe in her own bed. For more information about the German court case, and the reason for blocking all of Germany rather than single items, visit PGLAF's information page about the German lawsuit.


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