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Early works to 1800
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edward Tyson; Michael van der Gucht; Thomas Bennet; Daniel Browne; Richard Hunt; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
|Language Note:||Includes lengthy quotations in Latin and Greek.|
|Notes:||"A philological essay concerning pygmies, the cynocephali, the satyrs, and sphinges of the ancients" has a separate title page, pagination, and register.
Imprimatur leaf, pi1v, reads: "17° Die Maij, 1699. Imprimatur ... John Hoskins V.P.R.S.".
Engraved plates signed: M. Vander Gucht scul.
Signatures: pi⁴ A² B-O⁴ P², ²[A]² B-H⁴ I1.
With a final advertisement leaf.
LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. Has inscription: Alex M'Naghton. Imperfect: 2 plates wanting; one plate cut, wanting lower portion. Advertisement at end reported by ESTC wanting.
|Description:||, 108, , 58,  p.,  folded leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 29 cm (4to)|
|Other Titles:||Orang-outang, sive homo sylvestris
Anatomy of a pygmie compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man
|Responsibility:||by Edward Tyson M.D., Fellow of the Colledge of Physicians, and the Royal Society, physician to the hospital of Bethlem, and reader of anatomy at Chirurgeons-Hall.|