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By Matthäus Merian (the Younger), Carol Belanger Grafton

Unusual and imaginitive illustrations, conscientiously prepared into four significant divisions — quadrupeds, birds, fishes, and bugs — contain reasonable and fanciful depictions of almost each genuine animal, plus such myth creatures as unicorns, dragons, and basilisks. integral quantity of royalty-free pictures for instant use by means of advertisement and photo artists.

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0-486-45228-X) RACINET’S HISTORIC ORNAMENT IN FULL COLOR, Auguste Racinet. (0-486-25787-8) 2,286 TRADITIONAL STENCIL DESIGNS, H. Roessing. (0-486-26845-4) TREASURY OF BIBLE ILLUSTRATIONS: OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. (0-486-40703-9) ART DECO DECORATIVE PATTERNS IN FULL COLOR, Christian Stoll. (0-486-44862-2) ORNAMENTAL FORMS FROM NATURE, Edited by Christian Stoll. (0-486-46888-7) JAPANESE SILK DESIGNS IN FULL COLOR, Edited by M. P. Verneuil. (0-486-43717-5) ART NOUVEAU FLORAL PATTERNS AND STENCIL DESIGNS IN FULL COLOR, M.

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Matthäus Merian the Younger, who had inherited the business after the death of his father, Matthäus Merian the Elder, in 1650, continued publishing a variety of illustrated works until his own death in 1687. The younger Merian, born in Switzerland in 1621, was a portrait painter, etcher, and engraver who traveled in his youth to Amsterdam, London, and Paris. He also lived in Italy and in Nuremberg for a total of eight years before he took over the management of the workshop that in his father’s time had been renowned for producing engraved views and plans of European towns and cities.

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