A Rare French Herbalist. Louis XIV, France, 1650 ca
"An extremely rare and complete French marble and lead herbalist. Double reservoir, outside moved profile with architectural baroque handles, sun and moon on low relief in the front, on the side of a central star.Original lead cover. Low relief decoration of a Meduse with rays in the centre and two lyon's heads."
Winners of the Society of Biology's 2014 Photography Competition
The winners of the Society of Biology's 2014 Photography Competition have been announced! Over 800 amateur photographers competed in the categories Photographer of the Year and Young Photographer of the Year (18 and under) for cash prizes. With the theme of "Home, Habitat and Shelter" this year, the competition pulled in some spectacular entries, ranging from a vibrant shot of a sea turtle eating a jellyfish to a fascinating look at wasps building clay pots to protect their young. Billy ...