From the Dodo to the Poisonous Snakes of India — Natural History Illustrated

In this 60-Second Gallery, discover intricate illustrations of the animal kingdom from North America to the Seychelles. These volumes, created by 18th and 19th century researchers, demonstrate the meticulous study and taxonomy that was undertaken by natural historians in their expeditions across the globe. These works and more will be offered in Sotheby's Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana Online (18 June – 28 June)

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