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On Monsters and Marvels by Ambroise Pare

Ambroise Pareacute;, born in France around 1510, was chief surgeon to both Charles IX and Henri III. In one of the first attempts to explain birth defects, Pareacute; produced On Monsters and Marvels, an illustrated encyclopedia of curiosities, of monstrous human and animal births, bizarre beasts, and natural phenomena. Janice Pallisters acclaimed English translation offers a glimpse of the natural world as seen by an extraordinary Renaissance natural philosopher.

Author: Ambroise Pare

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 256

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Publication Date: 1995-10-01

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