Fellows at Dublin’s Marsh’s Library share their research: Timothy Dale Walker

Marsh’s Library currently has a fascinating series of posts on its website. Scholars who have been visiting Fellows at Marsh’s over the last year share what they have been working on at the Dublin rare books library and disclose some of their findings in the archives. It’s a wonderful spotlight on one of Ireland’s most important scholarly resources and reveals the unique riches available there.

In a few posts over the coming weeks, we’ll share links to these glimpses of scholarly detective work in Irish archives.

In this post, Timothy Dale Walker tells us about Willem Piso and his “groundbreaking seventeenth-century work that described Brazilian flora and fauna”, with beautiful illustrations.


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