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A most unusual collection of natural specimens Seba's "Cabinet of Curiosities" is one of the 18th century's greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. This title contains highlights from the shells and corals section of the four-volume catalog published by Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba (1665-1736).
Paperback, 127 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Taschen
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Albertus Seba (May 12, 1665, Etzel near Friedeburg - May 2, 1736, Amsterdam) was a Dutch pharmacist, zoologist and collector.

Born in East-Frisia, Seba moved to Amsterdam as an apprentice and opened around 1700 a pharmacy near the harbour. Seba asked sailors and ship surgeons to bring exotic plants and animal products he could use for preparing drugs. Seba also started to collect snakes, birds,
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