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Fossils, remains of animals and vegetables, minerals, recent shells, corals, and other curious subjects of natural history. Catalogue of the genuine and entire museum of curious subjects of natural history, of John Strange, Esq. Fellow of the Royal and Antiquary Societies, &c. Late of Portland Place, Deceased. Comprising One of the most extensive and valuable Collections in Europe, of the exuviae of Corals, Fishes, Insects, Shells, Vegetables, and other organic Remains, deposited in the Earth, at or antecedent to the universal Deluge; to the Attainment and Knowledge of which Bodies, Mr. Strange had chiefly directed his Researches and Studies, and towards their History made large Collectanea, particularly during his long Residence as British-Minister at the Court of Venice, and on his Travels in France, Germany, Italy, and especially in England and Wales; including many rare, curious, and interesting Subjects, together with a great Variety of scientific Specimens of the Calcareous, Barytical, Magnesian and Siliceous Earths, Ores of Metals, Volcanic Productions, and other Minerals and their aggregates, recent Corals, Shells, Vegetables, &c. Which will be sold by auction, By order of the Executors, and agreeable to his Will, by Mr. King, At his great room, King-Street, Covent-Garden, on Friday, July 11, 1800, And Seven following Days, (sunday excepted.) At Twelve O'Clock. May be viewed and Catalogues had at the Place of Sale, price 2s each, which will be allowed to Purchasers.

King, Thomas.

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[London] : Printed by J. Barker, Great Russell Street, Covent-Garden, [1800]

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[2],76p. ; 8⁰.


Publications note

ESTC T145429

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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