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The naturalist's and traveller's companion ; containing instructions for discovering and preserving objects of natural history.

Author: John Coakley LettsomValentine SeamanSamuel Forman ConoverJohn PeningtonNinian MagruderAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for the author, and sold by George Pearch, 1772.
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Genre/Form: Fulltext
Handbooks
Rare Materials, 1700s
Internet Resources
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Coakley Lettsom; Valentine Seaman; Samuel Forman Conover; John Penington; Ninian Magruder; Armand John De Rosset; Henry Colesberry; William Currie; Robert Blair; John Hawles, Sir
OCLC Number: 187497280
Notes: Author's name cut from title page.
Cropped by binder. Plates bound upside-down.
Description: 2 pages ℓ, 69 pages : 2 plates (1 color) ; 20 cm
Contents: (From title page): I. The method of catching and preserving insects for collections, illustrated with a copper-plate --
II. The method of preserving birds and other animals --
III. Directions for bringing over seeds and plants from distant countries --
IV. Method of analysing medicinal or mineral waters --
V. Experiments for discovering the contents of the air --
VI. Directions for collecting fossils, including earths, stones, salts, inflammables, minerals, and metals --
VII. Directions for taking off impressions or casts from medals and coins.
Other Titles: Inaugural dissertation on opium
Inaugural dissertation on sleep and dreams
Inaugural dissertation, on the phoenomena, causes and effects of fermentation
Inaugural dissertation on the small-pox
Dissertatio medica inauguralis, de febribus intermittentibus
Tentamen medicum inaugurale de epilepsia
Dissertation on the autumnal remitting fever
Grave
Englishman's right

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