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American Philosophical Society
What’s a Naturalist?: A Family Gallery Guide for All Ages: Stuffing Birds, Pressing Plants, Shaping Knowledge: Natural History in North America, 1730-1860
Mary Teeling (au); Frank Baseman (il)
Write your own Book of Nature in this Naturalists’ Journal; a guide to an exhibit held at the Amer. Philosophical Soc. Take your own naturalist’s expedition inside the museum . . . & outside! Pickled fish, dried plants, colorful drawings, old books in glass cases: Many of the things in this natural history exhibition were collected in the years between 1730 & 1860, as evidence of the incredible variety of life that exists -- or once existed -- on earth. The people who collected these amazing things are called naturalists. A naturalist is a lot like a detective. These naturalists were trying to solve big mysteries about the natural world around them, such as: Why does a rattlesnake have a rattle? How did seashells get on top of a mountain far from the ocean? Illus.
Hebrew Medical Astrology: David Ben Yom Tov, Kelal Qatan: Original Hebrew Text, Medieval Latin Translation, Modern English Translation (Transaction 95-5)
Making of a Romantic Icon: The Religious Context of Friedrich Overbeck’s “Italia und Germania” (Transaction 97-5)
Sporting with the Classics: The Latin Poetry of William Dillingham: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (Vol. 100, Part 1)
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines & Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (Transaction 95-3)
Tintype in America, 1856-1880 (Transaction 97-2)
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