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Scotland illustrated, or, An essay of natural history : in which are exquisitely displayed the nature of the country, the dispositions and manners of the inhabitants, and the various diseases incident to them, and likewise their proper method of cure resulting from their native medicines : and the manifold productions of nature in its three-fold kingdom, (viz.) vegetable, animal and mineral, dispersed throughout the northern part of Great Brittain, which makes up the most ancient kingdom of Scotland, are now exactly collected and published together, and their various uses, (especialy medicinal and mechanical, for the necessity as well as the accommodation of life) : clearly laid open to all : illustrated with near fifty copper plates, being the work of twenty years

Scotia illustrata, sive, Prodromus historiæ naturalis
Sibbald, Robert, Sir, 1641-1722

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  • Creator published by the command of the Most Illustrious Monarch Charles II, King of Great Britain, &c. by Sir R. Sibbald ..
  • Format Books; Microforms
  • Publication Edinburgh : Printed by J.K., J.S. and J.C., and are to be sold by Dorman Newman ..., 1684.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 368 pages in various pagings, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations
  • OCLC ocm17242867


  • Text in Latin.
  • Added t.p.: Scotia illustrata, sive, Prodromus historiæ naturalis.
  • Each of the 3 parts has special t.p. and separate paging.
  • Includes indices.
  • Reproduction of original in the Cambridge University Library.
  • Wing S3728
  • Available electronically as part of Early English books online.


  • [Pt. 1] Nuncius Scoto-Britannus, sive, Admonitio de Atlante Scotico seu descriptione Scotiæ antiquæ et modernæ. 1683 -- Pt. 2, t. 1. De plantis Scotiæ. 1684 -- Pt. 2, t. 2. De animalibus Scotiæ tam feris quam domesticis et de mineralibus metallis et marinis Scotiæ. 1684
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