A philological essay concerning the pygmies of the ancients / by Edward Tyson ; now edited, with an introduction treating of pygmy races and fairy tales, by Bertram C.A. Windle.

  • Tyson, Edward, 1650-1708.
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About this work


London : David Nutt, 1894.

Physical description

civ, 103 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.


Reprint of the essay originally published in the author's Orang-Outang ... or, The anatomy of a pygmie compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man. London, 1699
Includes reproductions of original t.p. and special half-title
"Only sixty copies of this edition have been printed, fifty of which are for sale"
Signed on limitation page by David Nutt.


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