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Title: Espectaculo de la Naturaleza, o conversaciones a cerca de las particularidades de la historia natural, que han parecido mas a proposito para excitar una curiosidad util, y formarles la razon a los Jovenes Lectores.
Creator: Abad M. Pluche, Translated from French to Spanish by P. Estevan de Terreros y Pando
Publication Info: Madrid : Oficina de D. Gabriel Ramirez, May 22, 1771.

Summary: This early printed book explores various parts of natural history and examines such themes as the development of printing across the world. It was first written in French by Abad M. Pluche and later translated to Spanish by P. Estevan de Terreros y Pando.
Historical Notes: The interior image is a reproduction of a 1752 drawing of a printing press. The image represents the technological development and advancement in early printing in the mid-eighteenth century. This type of printing press would have likely been used by the Jesuits and the Colombian printers in the late eighteenth century.

Subject(s): Printing presses -- Colombia -- 18th century
Printing -- Colombia -- History
Natural history -- History -- 18th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 669