Book Collecting Nature A History of the Herbarium and Natural Specimens
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The history of collecting natural history specimens touches on many aspects of our past. His fascination with nature was at least as important to his vision of humanity as it was to science.
Ultimately, the collection of natural history specimens reflected a kind of wonder at creation.
The book places the Timm Collection in a broader context so that the reader encounters other collectors, thinkers, and scientists from the 18th and 19th centuries. In the book, a picture is created of how the world of ideas in collecting developed and continues to influence us today.
Hardcover, 30 x 23 cm, 166 pages.