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A description of three hundred animals, viz. beasts, birds, fishes, serpents, and insects. With a particular account of the manner of their catching of whales in Greenland. Extracted from the best authors, and adapted to the Use of all Capacities. Illustrated with copper plates, whereon is curiously engraven every Beast, Bird, Fish, Serpent, and Insect, describ'd in the whole Book.

Boreman, Thomas, active 1730-1743.
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London : printed for R. Ware at the Bible and Sun in Amen-Corner; and T. Game at the Bible, the East End of the New Church in the strand [by J. Stephens], MDCCXXXIV. [1734]

Physical description

[8],2-213,[1]p.,plates ; 8⁰.


The second edition, carefully corrected and amended.

Publications note

ESTC T120743

Reproduction note

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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