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The civil and natural history of Jamaica. In three parts. Containing, I. An accurate description of that island, its situation and soil; with a brief account of its former and present state, government, revenues, produce, and trade. II. A history of the natural productions, including the various sorts of native fossils; perfect and imperfect vegetables; quadrupedes, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects; with their properties and uses in mechanics, diet, and physic. III. An account of the nature of climates in general, and their different effects upon the human body; with a detail of the diseases arising from this source, particularly within the tropics. In three dissertations. The whole illustrated with fifty copper-plates: in which the most curious productions are represented of the natural size, and delineated immediately from the objects. By Patrick Browne, M.D.

Browne, Patrick, 1720?-1790.
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MDCCLVI. [1756]
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London : Printed for the author; and sold by T. Osborne, and J. Shipton, in Gray's-Inn, MDCCLVI. [1756]

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[6],viii,503,[1]p.,plates : maps ; 2⁰.

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ESTC T89757

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Microfiche. Woodbridge, Ct. Research Publications International ; Louisville, Ky. : Lost Cause Press, 198?. 12 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiches A-38,985-38,996). s198? ctu b

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