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Phocæna, or The anatomy of a porpess dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a præliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals by Edward Tyson

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Published by printed for Benj. Tooke at the Ship in St. Paul"s Church-yard in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Porpoises -- Anatomy -- Early works to 1800,
  • Anatomy -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhocæna, Anatomy of a porpess, Preliminary discourse concerning anatomy and a natural history of animals
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2117:2
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 48, [4] p., [2] leaves of plates (fold.)
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15423900M

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