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John Abbot & William Swainson : art, science, and commerce in nineteenth-century natural history illustration

Author: Janice Neri; Tara E Nummedal; John V Calhoun; John Abbot
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The relationship between John Abbot and William Swainson - who never met in person - is explored in this volume. The book also showcases, for the first time, the complete set of original, full-color  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
John Abbot & William Swainson.
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018028788
(OCoLC)1042080531
Named Person: John Abbot; William Swainson; John Abbot; William Swainson
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Neri; Tara E Nummedal; John V Calhoun; John Abbot
ISBN: 9780817392512 0817392513
OCLC Number: 1102049643
Description: 1 online resource (x, 239 pages) : illustrations (mostly color).
Contents: Preface / Tara Nummedal --
Introduction : science and sentiment / Janice Neri --
John Abbot's drawings and notes / with commentary by John V. Calhoun.
Other Titles: John Abbot and William Swainson
Responsibility: Janice Neri, Tara Nummedal & John V. Calhoun.

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