Museum Calonnianum. Specification of the various articles which compose the magnificent museum of natural history collected by M. de Calonne in France: And lately his Property: Consisting of an Assemblage of the Most Beautiful and Rare Subjects in Entomology, Conchology, Ornithology, Mineralogy, &c. among which are The most elegant and finely-coloured of the Bird and Insect Tribes, the most splendid and uncommon Shells, many of them unique; the various Ores of Gold, Silver, and other Metals, remarkable for Colour, Figure, or Richness; the different Crystallizations of Spars, Fluors, &c. all the high Gems, Agates, and other beautiful Stones; containing many superb and valuable Specimens; together with some curious Echini, Fish, Amphibia, matchless Ludi Naturae, being Portraits in Egyptian Pebbles, &c. and various miscellaneous Subjects. All which are now exhibiting at Saville House, on the North Side of Leicester Square, previous to the sale thereof

Main Author: Humphreys, George
Format: eBook
Published: London 1797, May 1, 1797
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Compiled by George Humphreys. - English Short Title Catalog, T108286. - Reads at end: 'End of the first part'. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (viii,84p) 8°