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The wonders of nature and art; : being an account of whatever is most curious and remarkable throughout the world; whether relating to its animals, vegetables, minerals, volcanoes, cataracts, hot and cold springs, and other parts of natural history; or, to the buildings, manufactures, inventions, and discoveries of its inhabitants. The whole collected from the writings of the best historians, travellers, geographers, and philosophers, among which are some original manuscripts; interspersed with pious observations and reflections; illustrated with notes, and adorned with copper-plates.

Date
MDCCLXVIII. [1768]
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Publication/Creation

London : Printed for Newbery and Carnan, Sons and successors to the late Mr. John Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, no. 65, the north side of St. Paul's Church-yard, MDCCLXVIII. [1768]

Physical description

6 volumes : illustrations (copper-engravings) ; 12mo (18 cm)

Edition

The second edition.

Notes

Copper-engraved plates (some folded).
Copy 2 Vols. 1, 2, 4 Supplier/Donor: National Trust. Note: Bound in 18th century calf, red goatskin spine labels. Ownership inscription of Ann Milicent Clarke on front pastedowns.

References note

Roscoe, S. Newbery, A637
ESTC T83934
Roscoe, A637 (2)

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Holdings

  • Vol. 5 only

Location

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  • Vols. 1, 2 and 4 only

Location

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    Closed stores EPB/A/53414.v5

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  • Vol. 1

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    Closed stores EPB/A/61176.v1

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  • Vol. 2

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  • Vol. 4

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