The Ambonese Curiosity Cabinet - Rumphius, Georgius Everhardus, and Beekman, E M (Editor), and Rumpf, Georg Eberhard

G. E. Rumphius, also known as the "Indian Pliny," was one of the great tropical naturalists of the seventeenth century. Born in Germany, he spent most of his life in the employ of the Dutch East India Company, stationed on the island of Ambon in eastern Indonesia. He wrote two major works; this one, the first modern work on tropical fauna, was ...

The Ambonese Curiosity Cabinet 1999, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

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