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Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis

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Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis - Todd, Kim
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Before Darwin, before Audubon, before Gilbert White, there was Merian. An artist turned naturalist, known for her botanical illustrations, Maria Sybilla Merian was born in Germany just sixteen years after Galileo proclaimed that the earth orbited the sun. But at the age of fifty she sailed from Europe to the New World on a solo scientific expedition to study insect metamorphosis - an unheard-of journey for any naturalist at that time, much less an unaccompanied woman. When she returned she produced a book that secured her ...

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Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis 2007, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780156032995

Trade paperback

Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis 2007, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780151011087

Annotated

Hardcover

Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis 2007, I.B. Tauris

ISBN-13: 9781845114312

Hardcover