Natural History

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John James Audubon (1785–1851).
The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.
New York: J. J. Audubon; Philadelphia: J. B. Chevalier, 1840
1844.
Volume 5 of seven volumes. (BRA0838E)

The collecting of natural history titles parallels Dr. Sellers’s interest in the history of medicine and science. These volumes concerned with the study of various life forms provide additional information for understanding human beings in the context of the greater natural world. Items in this section, published between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, include an engaging array of birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, and plants illustrated by means of a variety of printing processes.

Natural History