Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissmis expressio per universam physices historiam. 4 vols.Amsterdam: Janssonio-Waesbergios et J. Wetstenium, & Gul. Smith, 1734 – 1765.
With 4 folio volumes this is probably the most elaborate catalogue of a private natural history museum, wunderkammer, or cabinet of curiosities ever published. The text is printed in Latin and Dutch. The work includes 446 copperplates, many double-page, and entirely hand-colored in some copies. Digital facsimiles of colored and uncolored copies from Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.
Subjects: MUSEUMS › Natural History Museums / Wunderkammern, NATURAL HISTORY, NATURAL HISTORY › Illustration, ZOOLOGY, ZOOLOGY › Herpetology, ZOOLOGY › Ichthyology, ZOOLOGY › Illustration, ZOOLOGY › Malacology