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Osteographia elephantina : or, a full and exact description of all the bones of an elephant, which died near Dundee, April the 27th. 1706. with their several dimensions. To which are premis'd, 1. An Historical Account of the Natural Endowments, and several wonderful Performances of Elephants ; with the manner of Taking and Taming them. 2. A short Anatomical Account of their Parts. And added, 1. An exact Account of the Weight of all the Bones of this Elephant. 2. The Method us'd in preparing and Mounting the Skeleton. 3. Four large Copper Plates, wherein are represented the Figures of the Stuff'd Skin, and prepared Skeleton, as they now stand in the Publick Hall of Rarities at Dundee ; with the separated Bones in several Views and other Parts of this Elephant. In a Letter to Dr. Hans Sloane, Fellow of the College of Physitians, and Secr. R.S. By Patrick Blair, M.D.F.R.S. Preview this item
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Osteographia elephantina : or, a full and exact description of all the bones of an elephant, which died near Dundee, April the 27th. 1706. with their several dimensions. To which are premis'd, 1. An Historical Account of the Natural Endowments, and several wonderful Performances of Elephants ; with the manner of Taking and Taming them. 2. A short Anatomical Account of their Parts. And added, 1. An exact Account of the Weight of all the Bones of this Elephant. 2. The Method us'd in preparing and Mounting the Skeleton. 3. Four large Copper Plates, wherein are represented the Figures of the Stuff'd Skin, and prepared Skeleton, as they now stand in the Publick Hall of Rarities at Dundee ; with the separated Bones in several Views and other Parts of this Elephant. In a Letter to Dr. Hans Sloane, Fellow of the College of Physitians, and Secr. R.S. By Patrick Blair, M.D.F.R.S.

Author: Patrick Blair
Publisher: London : Printed and sold by G. Strahan at the Golden-Ball over against the Royal Exchange, Cornhill, and W. Innys at the Prince's Arms in St. Paul's Church Yard, 1713.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Blair
OCLC Number: 745022298
Description: 1 online resource ([4], 116 pages, plates)

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