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A new and accurate system of natural history; containing I. The history of quadrupedes, including Amphibious Animals, Frogs, and Lizards, with their Properties and Uses in Medicine. II. The History of Birds, with the Method of bringing up those of the singing Kind. III. The History of Fishes and Serpents, including Sea-Turtles, Crustaceous and Shell-Fishes; with their medicinal Uses. IV. The History of Insects, with their Properties and Uses in Medicine. V. The History of Waters, Earths, Stones, Fossils, and Minerals; with their Virtues, Properties, and Medicinal Uses: To which is added, the Method in which Linnaeus has treated these Subjects. VI. The history of vegetables, as well Foreign as Indigenous, including an Account of the Roots, Barks, Woods, Leaves, Flowers, Fruits, Seeds, Resins, Gums, and concreted Juices; as also their Properties, Virtues, and Uses in Medicine; together with the Method of cultivating those planted in Gardens. By R. Brookes, M. D. Author of the General Practice of Physic. In six volumes.

Brookes, R. active 1721-1763.
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London : printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXIII. [1763]

Physical description

6v. ; 12⁰.

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ESTC T131870
Roscoe, A61

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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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