|Paper, 'Of ye history of ye serveral sorts of whales' by Henry Oldenburg
|Oldenburg states that his account should be considered an introductory history of whales, a foundation on which to build more accurate inquiries. He offers the names of eight different species and a brief description of their physical appearance.
|Ink on paper
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|Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondent
|c1619 - 1677