William Turner (c.1509-68) was an English naturalist, physician and Protestant reformer. First published in 1903, this book presents the complete text of Turner's groundbreaking 1544 work on birds, Avium praecipuarum, quarum apud Plinium et Aristotelem mentio est, brevis et succincta historia. A facing-page English translation is included with the original Latin version, together with extensive notes and an editorial introduction. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in ornithology and the writings of Turner.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 244
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
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