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British curiosities in nature and art

British curiosities in nature and art

exhibiting an account of natural and artificial rareties, both ancient and modern, ... And an appendix, concerning the posts, markets, and their fairs. ...

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Published by printed by J. H. for Chr. Coningsby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1520, no. 09.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16],112,111-158,[4]p.,plate
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17060783M

The wonders of nature and art: comprising upwards of three hundred of the most remarkable curiosities and phenomena in the known world ; with an appendix of interesting experiments, in different arts and sciences, for the instruction and entertainment of young people / (London: Printed for J. Chidley, ), by Joseph Taylor (page images at. The book of Curiosities: Containing Ten Thousand Wonders and Curiosities of Nature and Art. pp. woodcut in Pink's Clerkenwell, pp. 78 "Thomas Topham". Common crawl As always, it only took a chronicle to elevate the masterpiece of art to an object of curiosity, morbid attention, cult.

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Cabinets of curiosities (also known in German loanwords as Kunstkabinett, Kunstkammer or Wunderkammer; also Cabinets of Wonder, and wonder-rooms) were notable collections of term cabinet originally described a room rather than a piece of terminology would categorize the objects included as belonging to natural history (sometimes faked), geology, . British Curiosities In Art And Nature Giving An Account Of Rarities Both Antient And Modern Likewise Of The Posts Markets And Fair Towns Etc The 2 Ed #1 Bestseller in [Pdf] [Kindle] [Epub] [Audiobook], #1 Book New Release.


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