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Charles Plumier (1646-1704) and His Drawings of French and Caribbean Fishes

Charles Plumier (1646-1704) et ses dessins de poissons de France et des Antilles

Translated by Fanja Andriamialisoa and Agathe Larcher-Goscha

Never was a man so denied a place in history than Father Charles Plumier. Craftsman, illustrator, and engraver, but best known for his work as a botanist, Plumier devoted the better part of his life to collecting and illustrating plants and animals. Working nearly a century before the great eighteen-century describers of the untold number of new organisms flooding into Europe at the time, the major credit for Plumier's contributions to botany and zoology was given to others. Born at Marsei...

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Editor's note

Ouvrage bilingue (anglais/français).

  • Publisher : Publications scientifiques du Muséum
  • Series : Des planches et des mots | 6
  • Place of publication : Paris
  • Year of publication : 2017
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 24 octobre 2019
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782856537947
  • Electronic EAN : 9782856539057
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.mnhn.5040
  • Number of pages : 408 p.
François J. Meunier
François J. Meunier
Catalogue of the Plumier fish drawings

Catalogue des dessins de poissons de Plumier

List of illustrations

Liste des illustrations

Index of scientific names arranged phylogenetically by family

Index des noms scientifiques présentés de manière phylogénétique par famille

Index of scientific names arranged alphabetically

Index des noms scientifiques présentés par ordre alphabétique

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