Hendrik Engel's Alphabetical List of Dutch Zoological Cabinets and Menageries (Second, enlarged edition prepared by Pieter Smit with the assistance of A. Sanders and J. van der Veer)
By Engel, Hendrik
Pp. (4), x, 340, (4, list of books in series); 21 full page black-and-white plates. Publisher’s original cream-colored pictorial cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, and with scene from a zoological cabinet on the front cover, lg 8vo. Volume 19: Nieuwe Nederlandse Bijdragen tot de Geschiedenis der Geneeskunde en der Natuurwetenschappen. The text is in English. This work is an enlarged edition of Engel’s well known list zoological and anatomical cabinets and their owners; a total of 1749 cabinets. An important reference source in the early development the first “museums.” No ownership marks.
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