This beautiful box set brings together the most highly prized books from one of the most exciting and comprehensive collections of natural history literature to be found anywhere in the world. Inside you will find: 1) RARE TREASURES, a 224-page book with over 160 illustrations and 31 essays on notable works spanning more than 500 years. They include Pliny the Elder's 1469 edition of HISTORIA NATURALIS, John James Audubon's masterpiece THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, and rare works by Albertus Seba, mark Catesby, and many more. 2) 36 stunning frameable prints (13.25 x 10.25 inches), pictured on the back cover of the box, reproduced directly from artworks featured in the selected books.
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Book Description Metro Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1435161831. Bookseller Inventory # D-4-40