- Kon·rad von [kon-rad von; German kawn-raht fuh n] /ˈkɒn ræd vɒn; German ˈkɔn rɑt fən/, 1516–65, Swiss naturalist.
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I will show you a picture of this ring in Gesner's book when we get home.
Again we are indebted to Gesner for the drawing of this Sea Monster.
Gesner and Topsell both reproduce it, at later dates, but reversed.
Then, Gesner gives us varieties of Whales, of which we know nothing.
Gesner also gives us (and so does Aldrovandus) pictures of the Monk and Bishop fishes.