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The cabinet of curiosities

by Theresa Dowswell

  • 382 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Young adult fiction,
  • Apprentices,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Emperors,
  • Orphans,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When Lukas Declercq is orphaned, his uncle summons him to Prague, a refuge for Europe.s greatest alchemists and natural philosophers, offering to take him on as an apprentice. Uncle Anselmus is court physician to Rudolph II, the reclusive and unstable Emperor. He is also curator of Rudolph.s bizarre cabinet of curiosities, a series of vast rooms stuffed with wonders and scientific marvels such as a nail from Noah.s Ark, phoenix feathers and monstrous freaks of nature, which fascinate Lukas. As Rudolph retreats further into his fantasy world, the threat of rebellion hangs in the air.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: 2010.

    StatementPaul Dowswell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D7598 Cab 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination267 pages ;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26316993M
    ISBN 101408800454, 1408800462
    ISBN 109781408800454, 9781408800461
    OCLC/WorldCa796755534

    Book Description: An intimate look into one of the most imaginative minds of this century, Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities reproduces the notes, the drawings, the untold creatures, and ideas of things to come that fill del Toro's fabled illustrated notebooks This book will be a visual treasure trove for del Toro fans, as readers.   Exactly the book for every young explorer who loves finding stuff in nature and bringing it home. Cabinet of Curiosities is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the wonders of natural history and the joys of being an amateur scientist and collector. Nature writer Gordon Grice, who started his first cabinet of curiosities at age six when he found a skunk’s skull, explains how scientists Brand: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.

      Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, and a host of other films and creative , for the first time, del Toro reveals the inspirations behind his signature artistic motifs, sharing the contents of his personal notebooks.   The Cabinet of Curiosities by American authors, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, is a thriller about FBI special agent Aloysius Pendergast and is actually the third book of the series. It was chosen because the picker in our book club thought it was the first book of the series, and this was an unintended mistake.

    THE CABINET OF CURIOSITIES Douglas J. Preston, Author, Lincoln Child, Author. Warner $ (p) ISBN More By and About This . - Explore eriknola's board "Cabinet of Curiosities" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cabinet of curiosities, Curiosity and Taxidermy pins.


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