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The Resource A natural history of fishes, and of reptiles, insects, waters, earths, fossils, minerals, and vegetables : compiled from the best authorities, and illustrated by a great variety of copper plates, comprising near one hundred figures, accurately drawn from nature, and beautifully engraved

A natural history of fishes, and of reptiles, insects, waters, earths, fossils, minerals, and vegetables : compiled from the best authorities, and illustrated by a great variety of copper plates, comprising near one hundred figures, accurately drawn from nature, and beautifully engraved

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A natural history of fishes, and of reptiles, insects, waters, earths, fossils, minerals, and vegetables : compiled from the best authorities, and illustrated by a great variety of copper plates, comprising near one hundred figures, accurately drawn from nature, and beautifully engraved
Title
A natural history of fishes, and of reptiles, insects, waters, earths, fossils, minerals, and vegetables
Title remainder
compiled from the best authorities, and illustrated by a great variety of copper plates, comprising near one hundred figures, accurately drawn from nature, and beautifully engraved
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VZQ
Citation location within source
  • p. 204
  • J194(2)
Citation source
  • Osborne Coll.
  • Roscoe, S. Newbery
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A natural history of fishes, and of reptiles, insects, waters, earths, fossils, minerals, and vegetables : compiled from the best authorities, and illustrated by a great variety of copper plates, comprising near one hundred figures, accurately drawn from nature, and beautifully engraved
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Stephen Jones, supposed compiler; cf. Osborne coll., cited below
  • Advertisement, p. [iii]-[iv]; Contents, p. [v]-[viii]
  • In the "Advertisement", signed S.J. and dated July 1795, the compiler says this is a companion to his "History of beasts" and "History of birds"
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[8], 208 p., [40] leaves of plates
Note
  • Quarter olive green sheep and marbled paper over boards.
  • Watermark on upper free endpaper: 1795.
  • Watermark on upper flyleaf and p. [viii]: 1794.
  • Printed paper label on spine: A natural history of fishes, &c. with neat copper plates.
  • Inscription in ink on upper paste-down: A New Year's gift from Mr. Emmett to Master Pain 1797.
Other physical details
ill. [copper engravings]
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10109728
  • ucoclc10109728
Label
A natural history of fishes, and of reptiles, insects, waters, earths, fossils, minerals, and vegetables : compiled from the best authorities, and illustrated by a great variety of copper plates, comprising near one hundred figures, accurately drawn from nature, and beautifully engraved
Publication
Note
  • Stephen Jones, supposed compiler; cf. Osborne coll., cited below
  • Advertisement, p. [iii]-[iv]; Contents, p. [v]-[viii]
  • In the "Advertisement", signed S.J. and dated July 1795, the compiler says this is a companion to his "History of beasts" and "History of birds"
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
[8], 208 p., [40] leaves of plates
Note
  • Quarter olive green sheep and marbled paper over boards.
  • Watermark on upper free endpaper: 1795.
  • Watermark on upper flyleaf and p. [viii]: 1794.
  • Printed paper label on spine: A natural history of fishes, &c. with neat copper plates.
  • Inscription in ink on upper paste-down: A New Year's gift from Mr. Emmett to Master Pain 1797.
Other physical details
ill. [copper engravings]
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10109728
  • ucoclc10109728

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