Livres anciens : 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 impercfect begetables ; 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.
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 impercfect begetables ; 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.
Auteur(s) : Browne, Patrick (1720-1790)
Auteurs secondaires : Erhet, Georg Dionysius (1708-1770)
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Éditeur(s)
: Gray's-Inn : T. Osborne ; Gray's-Inn : J. Shipton
Résumé : "Epigraphe au verso du titre : "Qui maris atque telluris stupendas metamorphoses contemplari cupit, vix ullibi terrarum reperiet commodiorem occasionem" Lin. Orat. Edition originale - Dédicace au prince de Galles. - Liste des souscripteurs. - Index. - Bandeaux et culs-de-lampe gravés sur bois - 49 planches gravées sur cuivre (38 pour la flore et 11 pour la faune) d'après G.D. Ehret et F. Garden. - Manquent les 2 cartes dépliantes de la Jamaïque. - Demi-reliure papier peigné, fin 18e-début 19e siècle. - Quelques annotations manuscrites au crayon, écriture du 19e siècle. Un feuillet volant annoté inséré entre les p. 222 et 223. - Plante séchée insérée entre les p. 350 et 351. - Cachet de la bibliothèque de la Ville de Bordeaux Brunet, I, 1282. - Chalmers, The General Biographical Dictionary, VII, p. 134. - Sabin, 8670"
Siècle(s) traité(s) : 18
Provenance : Ville de Bordeaux. Bibliothèque municipale
Permalien : http://www.manioc.org/patrimon/BBX17028
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