Color Our Collections: Conrad Gessner’s “Animal Book”

Today’s coloring sheet comes from a recently acquired volume, Thierbůch, Das ist ein kurtze beschreybung aller vier füssigen Thieren, so auff der erden vn[d] in wassern wonend (1583) by Conrad Gessner.


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