1782 1ed BIRDS Ornithology Zoology Borowski Animals Ducks Albatross Illustrated

BOROWSKI, Georg Heinrich

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Georg Heinrich Borowski was an 18th-century German zoologist known for his studies on natural history. He published an important and impressive illustrated work describing animals, ‘Gemeinnüzzige Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs’, or ‘Common Natural History of Animals’. This work has become famous for including one of the earliest detailed explanation and describing of the humpback whale.

 

This third volume, published in 1782, covers birds and ornithology and is filled with 46 highly desirable, hand-colored engravings of birds – geese, ducks, and waterfowl such as curlews, ruffs, and albatross.

 

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1782 1ed BIRDS Ornithology Zoology Borowski Animals Ducks Albatross Illustrated

 

Georg Heinrich Borowski was an 18th-century German zoologist known for his studies on natural history. He published an important and impressive illustrated work describing animals, ‘Gemeinnüzzige Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs’, or ‘Common Natural History of Animals’. This work has become famous for including one of the earliest detailed explanation and describing of the humpback whale.

 

This third volume, published in 1782, covers birds and ornithology and is filled with 46 highly desirable, hand-colored engravings of birds – geese, ducks, and waterfowl such as curlews, ruffs, and albatross.

 

Item number: #8831

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BOROWSKI, Georg Heinrich

 

Gemeinnüzzige Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs : darinn die merkwürdigsten und nüzlichsten Thiere

 

Berlin; Stralsund: Gottlieb August Lange, 1782.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; Volume 3 across two tomes
    • Tome 28
      • [2], 102
      • 23 hand-colored, engraved plates
    • Tome 29
      • [2], 105-224, [12]
      • 23 hand-colored, engraved plates
    • Language: German
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~7.75in X 5.5in (20cm x 14cm)

 

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8831

Categories

Natural History

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

BOROWSKI, Georg Heinrich

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

German

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete