Animals, Marine life, Shells, Snails, Gessner
Musculus aquae dulcis..... Conchae longae.....
Conchea terrestris Limax
On the revere side is an image of a houseless snail ( slug ).
Wood cuts from "Historiae Animalim" by Conrad Gesner (or Gessner).
Published ca 1555.
Spot in upper right margin and text. Some creasing. Light stain on upper edge.
Otherwise good condition considering the age!
Page size: 34 x 22 cm ( 13.3 x 8.6 ")