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By J. G. Heck

Based on J. G. Heck's Bilder Atlas zum Convenations Lexicon, released in German within the 19th century, the Iconographic Encyclopaedia of technology, Literature, and Art was once a enormous six-volume compilation of illustrations and data, masking a massive variety of matters, from structure to zoology. between its so much awesome good points have been the hundreds of thousands of outstanding metal engravings, comprising probably the most wide pictorial information ever released in one work.
The current e-book, considered one of 3 separate and self sufficient volumes according to the infrequent unique American variation of 1851, is dedicated to nature and technological know-how. Over a hundred and seventy superbly reproduced plates comprise hundreds of thousands of illustrations depicting a unprecedented array of matters: mathematical and geometrical difficulties; surveying tools, astronomical maps, and tools; planetary structures based on Ptolemy, the Egyptians, Copernicus, and others; positions of the planets; botanical illutrations of rankings of vegetation — together with seed pods, culmination, and different elements; actual and meteorological representation demonstrating many legislation and rules; quite a few forms of actual and chemical gear; animals, minerals, fossils, geological formations; human anatomy; and lots of different pictures. A descriptive desk of contents is keyed to numbered illustrations on each one plate.
Artists, illustrators, and somebody short of accurately rendered, royalty-free technological know-how or nature illustrations will welcome this virtually inexhaustible wealth of instantly usable art.

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