Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

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Drawn from Paradise is David Attenborough's journey through the cultural history of the birds of paradise, one of the most exquisite and extravagant, colourful and intriguing families of birds.From the moment they were introduced to the European mind in the early sixteenth century, their unique beauty was recognised and commemorated in the first name that they were given - birds so beautiful must be birds from paradise.In this unique exploration of a truly awe-inspiring family of birds which to this day is still shrouded in ...

Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise 2012, Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007487615

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