Maria Sibylla Merian. Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium

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Maria Sibylla Merian was a German naturalist and scientific illustrator. She is considered by none other than David Attenborough to be among the most significant contributors to the field of entomology, because of her careful observations and documentation of the metamorphosis of the butterfly. In 1705, Merian published Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, for which she became famous. No more than 30 copies of this masterwork are left worldwide. In 2017, it will be 300 years since Maria Sibylla Merian passed away. To ...

Maria Sibylla Merian. Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium 2016, Lannoo, Tielt

ISBN-13: 9789401433785

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