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The feejee mermaid and other essays in natural and unnatural history

Author: Jan Bondeson
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bondeson investigates basilisks, vegetable lambs, intelligent pigs and other oddities.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Bondeson
ISBN: 0801436095 9780801436093
OCLC Number: 39627611
Description: xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dancing horse --
Lament of the learned pig --
Feejee mermaid --
Obituary for an elephant --
Jumbo, king of elephants --
Animals on trial --
Riddle of the basilisk --
Spontaneous generation --
Odd showers --
Toad in the hole.
Responsibility: Jan Bondeson.

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Bondeson investigates basilisks, vegetable lambs, intelligent pigs and other oddities.

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