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Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery book

Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery book

Sir David Attenborough provides an introduction and commentary to this exploration of the British Royal Collection's natural history images.

Depictions from the late 15th to early 18th centuries perfectly capture the period of adventure and discovery of the natural world. Art from the world-renowned Leonardo Da Vinci is displayed alongside the work of female pioneer Maria Sibylla Merian.

The perfect gift for history buffs, natural history enthusiasts and art lovers.

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Additional product details
  • art history
  • paperback
  • coffee table
  • by Martin Clayton, Susan Owens and Rea Alexandratos
  • introduction by Sir David Attenborough
  • 224 pages
  • 24.5x19.5x2.5cm
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