Fossils

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Fossils

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Conrad Gessner paleontology

Fossils

Tongue stones

Remnants and traces

Gessner claimed that his woodcuts were the first illustrations of fossils to appear in print. This was not true; however, his catalog was the first that was not arranged alphabetically; his fossils were arranged by shapes.

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