Cabinet of Curiosities | Book
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Discover all of creation—from mermaid skeletons to clocks—stored in the cabinets of the seventeenth century. Driven by kings, archdukes, and other wealthy collectors, these rooms of wonders held the whole cosmos on shelves! Patrick Maurie`s ingeniously erudite survey chronicles their amazing history.
Though few of the spaces still exist, their contents endure, scattered among museums across the globe. Uncover the incredible mystery of these ultimate collections! This book makes a wonderful gift for anyone captivated by oddities and curiosities. Put this book in its rightful place on your coffee table vignette.
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