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The natural history of animals : containing the anatomical description of several creatures dissected by the Royal academy of sciences at Paris : wherein the construction, fabrick and genuine use of the parts, are exactly and finely delineated in copper plates, and the whole enriched with many curious physical and no less useful anatomical remarks, being one of the most considerable productions of that Academy Preview this item
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The natural history of animals : containing the anatomical description of several creatures dissected by the Royal academy of sciences at Paris : wherein the construction, fabrick and genuine use of the parts, are exactly and finely delineated in copper plates, and the whole enriched with many curious physical and no less useful anatomical remarks, being one of the most considerable productions of that Academy

Author: Claude PerraultAlexander PitfieldRichard WallerRichard SmithPicard, M.All authors
Publisher: London : Publish'd by an order of council of the Royal Society : Printed for R. Smith ..., 1702.
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Genre/Form: Pre-Linnean works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Perrault; Alexander Pitfield; Richard Waller; Richard Smith; Picard, M.; Académie royale des sciences (France)
OCLC Number: 11642944
Notes: "Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des animaux" is attributed to Claude Perrault (cf. Barbier); Mésure de la terre is attributed to Jean Picard (cf. Barbier).
Translators identified as Alexander Pitfield and Richard Waller (cf. 1688 English ed.).
Includes indexes.
Description: [6], 267, [15], 40 pages, [35] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 31 cm (fol.)
Other Titles: Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des animaux.
Memoires for a natural history of animals
Measure of the earth
Responsibility: done into English by a fellow of the Royal society. To which is added An account of the measure of a degree of a great circle of the earth / published by the members of the same Academy ; English'd by R.W.

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