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Réaumur, René Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757)

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Folkes, Martin (1690-1754)
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About this work


Divers means for preserving dead birds intended to be sent to remote countries ... Some of the same means may be employed for preserving quadrupeds, reptiles, fishes and insects ... Translated from French by Philip Henry Zollman Esqre. [London] 1748. Endorsed by Folkes: 'M. de Réaumur of preserving Birds, Quadrupeds, Insects, etc. No. 5. begun March 10 1747/8 ended Apr[il] 27. 1748. Pr. Tr. n° 487. VI'. He has also written in a few holograph corrections and additions.

Physical description

18 ff (folio. 291/2 × 18 cm.). Translator's holograph MS. Written on the rectos only.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1934.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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