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n52_w1150 by Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Voluta Fugetrum, or for those who are not conchologists, a sea shell!

See more in this 1825 book, A catalogue of the shells contained in the collection of the late Earl of Tankerville : arranged according to the Lamarckian conchological system ; together with an appendix containing descriptions of many new species, by G. B. Sowerby. From the Ernst Mayr Library at Harvard University via the Biodiversity Heritage Library. 

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“Just like this tree, the art in Bavaria will continue to flourish and grow. It’s seeds will then spread into the neighbouring lands, sending a message of peace into the whole world!”

n138_w1150 by Biodiversity Heritage Library
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D. Marcus Elieser Bloch’s, ausübenden Arztes zu Berlin … Oeconomische Naturgeschichte der Fische Deutschlands …. Berlin :Auf Kosten des Verfassers und in Commission bei dem Buchhändler Hr. Hesse,1782-1795.. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48159563