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Memoir's for a natural history of animals : containing the anatomical descriptions of several creatures dissected by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris

  • 1688
London: Printed by Joseph Streater and are to be sold by T. Basset, J. Robinson, B. Aylmer, Joh. Southby, and W. Canning
  • "To which is added An account of the measure of a degree of a great circle of the Earth / published by the same academy ; and Englished by Richard Waller .." Translation of: Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire naturelle des animaux.

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Other titles
Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des animaux. English
Measure of the earth
Translator
Pitfeild, Alexander
Date
1688
Publisher
London: Printed by Joseph Streater and are to be sold by T. Basset, J. Robinson, B. Aylmer, Joh. Southby, and W. Canning
Language
English
Description of Original
18 unnumbered pages, 3-267 pages, 17 unnumbered pages, 40 pages, 36 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 31 cm (folio)
For Staff
METS

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. To the right honourable John Earl of Carbury
  4. The publisher to the reader
  5. The preface
  6. The explication of the figure of the lyon
  7. The anatomical description of a lyon
  8. The anatomical description of another lyon
  9. The explanation of the figure of the lyonness
  10. The anatomical description of a lyonness
  11. The explication of the figure of the camelion
  12. The anatomical description of a camelion
  13. The explication of the figure of the dromedary
  14. The anatomical description of a dromedary
  15. The explication of the figure of the bear
  16. The anatomical description of a bear
  17. The explication of the figure of the gazella or antilope
  18. The anatomical description of five gazella's or antilope's
  19. The explication of the figure of the cat-a-mountain
  20. The anatomical description of a chat-pard or, cat-a-mountain
  21. The explication of the figure of the sea-fox
  22. The anatomical description of a sea-fox
  23. The explication of the figure of the Lupus cervarius or lynx
  24. The anatomical description of a Lupus cervarius or lynx
  25. The explication of the figure of the castor or beaver
  26. The anatomical description of a castor or beaver
  27. The explication of the figure of the otter
  28. The anatomical description of an otter
  29. The explication of the figure of the civet-cat
  30. The anatomical description of two civet-cats
  31. The explication of the figure of the elk
  32. The anatomical description of an elk
  33. The explication of the figure of the Coati mondi
  34. The anatomical description of a Coati mondi
  35. [The explication of the figure of the sea-calf]
  36. The anatomical description of a sea-calf
  37. The explication of the figure of the barbary cow
  38. The anatomical description of a barbary cow
  39. The explication of the figure of the cormorant
  40. The anatomical description of a cormorant
  41. The explication of the figure of the chamois or gemp
  42. The anatomical description of a chamois or gemp
  43. The explanation of the figure of the porcupine and hedgehog
  44. The anatomical description of six porcupines and two hedge-hogs
  45. The explication of the figure of two sapajous and two other monkeys
  46. The anatomical description of two sapajous and two other monkeys
  47. The explication of the stagg of Canada, and hinde of Sardinia
  48. The anatomical description of a stag of Canada and hinde of Sardinia
  49. The explication of the figure of the pintado
  50. The anatomical description of ten pintado's
  51. The explication of the figure of the eagle
  52. The anatomical description of three eagles
  53. The explication of the figure of the Indian cock
  54. The anatomical description of two Indian cocks
  55. The explication of the figure of the bustard
  56. The anatomical description of six bustards
  57. The explication of the figure of the demoiselles of Numidia
  58. The anatomical description of six demoiselles of Numidia
  59. The explication of the figure of the ostrich
  60. The explication of the second plate of the ostrich
  61. The anatomical description of eight ostriches
  62. The explication of the figure of the cassowary
  63. The anatomical description of a cassowar
  64. The explication of the figure of the tortoise
  65. The anatomical description of a great Indian tortoise
  66. An alphabetical table of the names of the several animals mentioned in this volume
  67. Errata
  68. An index of matters chiefly anatomical
  69. [The measure of the Earth]
  70. [Cover]