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Scotland illustrated, or, An essay of natural history : in which are exquisitely displayed the nature of the country, the dispositions and manners of the inhabitants, and the various diseases incident to them, and likewise their proper method of cure resulting from their native medicines : and the manifold productions of nature in its three-fold kingdom, (viz.) vegetable, animal and mineral, dispersed throughout the northern part of Great Brittain, which makes up the most ancient kingdom of Scotland, are now exactly collected and published together, and their various uses, (especialy medicinal and mechanical, for the necessity as well as the accommodation of life) : clearly laid open to all : illustrated with near fifty copper plates, being the work of twenty years / published by the command of the Most Illustrious Monarch Charles II, King of Great Britain, &c. by Sir R. Sibbald.

  • Sibbald, Robert, Sir, 1641-1722.
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Edinburgh : Printed by J.K., J.S. and J.C., and are to be sold by Dorman Newman ..., 1684.

Physical description

368 pages in various pagings, 20 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations


Text in Latin.
Added t.p.: Scotia illustrata, sive, Prodromus historiæ naturalis.
Each of the 3 parts has special t.p. and separate paging.
Includes indices.
Reproduction of original in the Cambridge University Library.


[Pt. 1] Nuncius Scoto-Britannus, sive, Admonitio de Atlante Scotico seu descriptione Scotiæ antiquæ et modernæ. 1683 -- Pt. 2, t. 1. De plantis Scotiæ. 1684 -- Pt. 2, t. 2. De animalibus Scotiæ tam feris quam domesticis et de mineralibus metallis et marinis Scotiæ. 1684.

References note

Wing S3728

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1101:1) s1999 miun s



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