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Arcana, or, The museum of natural history : containing the most recent discovered objects : embellished with coloured plates, and corresponding descriptions : with extracts relating to animals, and remarks of celebrated travellers; combining a general survey of nature.

Title Variants:

Alternative: Arcana

Alternative: Museum of natural history

Alternative: Perry's Arcanae naturae

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Related/Analytical: "Perry's Arcana"--an overlooked work.

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Book

Publication info

London :Printed by George Smeeton for James Stratford,1811.

Subjects

Natural history , Pictorial works

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.58980

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Title

Arcana, or, The museum of natural history : containing the most recent discovered objects : embellished with coloured plates, and corresponding descriptions : with extracts relating to animals, and remarks of celebrated travellers; combining a general survey of nature.

Title Variants:

Alternative: Arcana

Alternative: Museum of natural history

Alternative: Perry's Arcanae naturae

Related Titles

Related/Analytical: "Perry's Arcana"--an overlooked work.

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Perry, George, 1771-

Busby, Thomas Lord, , engraver.
Mathews, Gregory M. (Gregory Macalister), 1876-1949 , "Perry's Arcana"--an overlooked work.

Genre

Book

Publication info

London :Printed by George Smeeton for James Stratford,1811.

Notes:

Dedication leaf is signed George Perry.

The work was issued in parts, and probably began to appear in 1810, for the earlier plates are marked as published on Jan. 1st of that year.

Plates designed by G. Perry and engraved by T.L. Busby.

Plates are hand-colored.

Contents: Zoology -- Ornithology -- Entomology -- Ichthyology -- Botany -- Conchology -- Extracts from Dr. Winterbottom's travels -- Mr. Patterson's travels in Africa -- Extract of a tour, by Mr. Glas -- Extrac

Subjects

Natural history , Pictorial works

Call Number

QH45 .P463 1811

Language

English

Identifiers:

OCLC: 2718116

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.58980

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url = {http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120576},
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publisher = {London :Printed by George Smeeton for James Stratford,},
author = {Perry, George, and Busby, Thomas Lord, and Mathews, Gregory M.},
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pages = {342},
keywords = {Natural history|Pictorial works|},
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