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Half-price 4x Heritage Editions Shells & Sponges

Half-price 4x Heritage Editions Shells & Sponges

by Gualtieri, Niccolo

Four Heritage Editions reproduction prints of groups of Shells and Sponges.

Reproduced from hand-coloured copperplate engravings by Pietro Antonio Pazzi (1706-66), after drawings by Giuseppe Menabuoni (1708-1745) for Index Testarum Conchyliorum quae adservantur in Museo Niccolo Gualtieri (List of Shells in the Museum of Niccolo Gualtieri), published in Florence circa 1742.

Nicolai Gualtieri (1688-1744) was an Italian medical doctor and professor at the University of Pisa. His passion was conchologyand his collection of molluscs, and the system he devised for classification, has been commended by eminent zoologists. In 1716 Gualtieri co-founded the first European botanical society, the Botanical Society of Florence.

Print size: 45 x 30cm (17.75 x 11.75 inches)

Stock Number: HE72-75Price: $44.00

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