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The Resource The art of natural history : botanical illustrations, ornithological drawings, and other masterpieces from the age of exploration, edited by Pascale Heurtel and Michelle Lenoir ; translated from Franch by Molly Stevens

The art of natural history : botanical illustrations, ornithological drawings, and other masterpieces from the age of exploration, edited by Pascale Heurtel and Michelle Lenoir ; translated from Franch by Molly Stevens

Label
The art of natural history : botanical illustrations, ornithological drawings, and other masterpieces from the age of exploration
Title
The art of natural history
Title remainder
botanical illustrations, ornithological drawings, and other masterpieces from the age of exploration
Statement of responsibility
edited by Pascale Heurtel and Michelle Lenoir ; translated from Franch by Molly Stevens
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Issuing body
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Description and history of the naturalist paintings on vellum held at the Bibliothèque centrale, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Includes some contributed chapters by a variety of authors. Chiefly includes catalogs and indexes of color plates from the collection by time period
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
508.022/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
QH46.5
LC item number
.M87513 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heurtel, Pascale
  • Lenoir, Michelle
  • Stevens, Molly
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  • Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)
  • Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France)
  • Natural history illustration
  • Natural history illustration
  • Botanical illustration
  • Botanical illustration
Label
The art of natural history : botanical illustrations, ornithological drawings, and other masterpieces from the age of exploration, edited by Pascale Heurtel and Michelle Lenoir ; translated from Franch by Molly Stevens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in French as: Les vélins du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Paris : Citadelles & Mazenrod, 2016
  • Pascale Heurtel served as head of the collections department of Libraries Administration at the Muséum, specializing in the history of naturalist illustration. Michelle Lenoir served as honorary director of libraries
  • Issued in mailer 34 x 42 x 11 cm
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 611-619) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The beginnings of the Vellum Collection (1630-1685) -- The King's vellums (1685-1780) -- The golden age of the vellums and the Muséum (1780-1832) -- The collection's growth, end, and renaissance (1832-2005) -- The vellums -- The beginnings of the Vellum Collection (1630-1685) -- The King's vellums (1685-1780) -- The golden age of the vellums and the Muséum (1780-1832) -- The collection's growth, end, and renaissance (1832-2005) -- Appendix
Control code
1057758503
Dimensions
39 cm, in slipcase 40 x 31 x 9 cm
Extent
631 pages
Isbn
9780847863082
Lccn
2018941689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, facsimiles
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w000616
System control number
(OCoLC)1057758503
Label
The art of natural history : botanical illustrations, ornithological drawings, and other masterpieces from the age of exploration, edited by Pascale Heurtel and Michelle Lenoir ; translated from Franch by Molly Stevens
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in French as: Les vélins du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Paris : Citadelles & Mazenrod, 2016
  • Pascale Heurtel served as head of the collections department of Libraries Administration at the Muséum, specializing in the history of naturalist illustration. Michelle Lenoir served as honorary director of libraries
  • Issued in mailer 34 x 42 x 11 cm
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 611-619) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The beginnings of the Vellum Collection (1630-1685) -- The King's vellums (1685-1780) -- The golden age of the vellums and the Muséum (1780-1832) -- The collection's growth, end, and renaissance (1832-2005) -- The vellums -- The beginnings of the Vellum Collection (1630-1685) -- The King's vellums (1685-1780) -- The golden age of the vellums and the Muséum (1780-1832) -- The collection's growth, end, and renaissance (1832-2005) -- Appendix
Control code
1057758503
Dimensions
39 cm, in slipcase 40 x 31 x 9 cm
Extent
631 pages
Isbn
9780847863082
Lccn
2018941689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, facsimiles
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
w000616
System control number
(OCoLC)1057758503

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