The best introduction for anyone who wants to know more about the historical background of today’s museums. This is academic research at its best!
A great nonfiction book, describing eccentric orchid collectors worldwide. The book is also a starting point for the history of plant hunters specializing in orchids and their cultural history.
This is eye candy for anyone who – myself included – are in love with the age of curiosity collectors. The book gives a detailed account of the development of curiosity cabinets to date. A treasure chamber for anyone interested in oddities from the reals of culture and nature!
An excellent guide for prospective Tintinologists! There is plenty of information concerning both the background to the comics, as well as historical context. This is a great introduction for those who want to deepen their knowledge of all things Tintin.
The book describes the characters in Tintin’s world. A must for any fan of Tintin!