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A new, complete, and universal body, or System of natural history; being a grand, accurate, and extensive display of animated nature. : Containing accurate descriptions and faithful histories of all the several classes of animals, which inhabit the air, the earth, and the water, in the several parts of the world. Including an authentic account of all the infinite variety of beasts, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects, and amphibious creatures, such as frogs, lizards, serpents, and other animals, too numerous to mention in a title page. Comprehending also, a general and very particular account and description of all kinds of vegetables, fossils, shells, minerals, &c.-and a theory of the earth in general. Comprising likewise a genuine history of waters, stones, roots, barks, woods, leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, resins, gums, concreted juices, &c. Together with. A curious historical account and description of the various classes of animalcules, which are visible only by the assistance of microscopes. Wherein the characters, qualities, and forms of the several creatures are described, the names by which they are commonly known, as well as those by which different authors have called them, are explained; and each is carefully reduced to the proper class to which is naturally belongs. The whole comprehending all the valuable discoveries and observations of former writers on the subject, and collectors of natural curiosities; namely, those of Buffon, Linnŭs, Goldsmith, Hill, Brookes, Kenrick, Ward, Smellie, Albin, Berkinhout, Forster, Thickness, Watson, Banks, Solamder, Sir Ashton Lever, Pennant, and every other naturalist of any reputation or eminence.-Also all the new discoveries in natural history, acquired by those celebrated circumnavigators of the present reign, viz. Byron, Wallis, Carteret, and Cook. In this work will likewise be given, a particular account of the properties, virtues, and various uses of all the different subjects of natural history, in medicine, mechanics, manufactures, &c. To which will also be added, a copious index of the whole content of the work. Embellished and illustrated with a very numerous set of superb copper plates, executed in a far more accurate stile than those given in any other work of the kind whatever, representing several thousand objects in natural history, such as birds, beasts, reptiles, fishes, insects, amphibious creatures, and other animals, vegetables, shells, minerals, plants, fossils, &c. &c. &c. all most accurately drawn from nature, and elegantly engraved by the very best artists of London and Paris. Written by a society of gentlemen, who are honoured with communications from the Royal Societies of London, Paris, Berlin, Pettersburg, &c. And published under the immediate inspection of George Henry Millar, Esq. author of that universally approved work, entitled, The new and universal system of geography; or, A complete modern history and description of the whole world:-which now publishing in only eighty numbers, one or two of which may be had at a time, price only 6d. each embellished with five copper-plates, maps, charts, &c. making a large folio volume, price 2l. 8s. bound in calf and lettered.
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  • Society of Gentlemen.
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London : Printed for Alex. Hogg, at the King's Arms, No. 16, in Paternoster-Row, and sold by all booksellers and news-carriers, [1785]
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Low- and very low-radiofrequency tables of ground wave parameters for the spherical earth theory : the roots of Riccati's differential equation / J.R. Johler, L.C. Walters, C.M. Lilley ; sponsored by Air Force Cambridge Research Center, Air Research and Development Command.
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  • Johler, J. Ralph.
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Washington : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Office of Technical Services, [1959]
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  • Yivisaker, Paul N.
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Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press [1956]
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The young geometrician's companion : being a new and comprehensive course of practical geometry; Containing, I. An easy Introduction to Decimal Arithmetic, with the Extractions of the Square, Cube, Biquadrate, and other Roots. II. Such Definitions, Axioms, Problems, Theorems, and Characters, as necessarily lead to the Knowledge of this Science. III. Planometry, or the Mensuration of Superficies; as Squares, Parallelograms, Triangles, Circles, Segments, &c. IV. Stereometry, or the Mensuration of Solids; as Cubes, Parallelopipedons, Prisms, Cones, Pyramids, Cylinders, Spheres, Frustums, &c. V. The Sections of a Cone; as Ellipses, Parabolas, Hyperbolas, Spheroids, Conoids, Spindles, &c. VI. The Platonic Bodies; as Tetraedrons, Hexaëdrons, Octaëdrons, Dodecaëdrons, and Icosaëdrons. To Which is Added A Collection of curious and interesting Problems, shewing that Lines and Angles, (and consequently the least Particle of Matter) may be divided in infinitum; that Superficies and Solids may be so cut as to appear considerably augmented; and, that the famous Problem of Archimedes, of moving the Earth, is capable of an easy and accurate Demonstration. Calculated for the Use of Schools and Academies. And is necessary to be gone through by the Scholar before he proceeds to the higher and more abstruse Branches of the Mathematics, Indivisibles, Infinites, Algebra, and Fluxions. By the Reverend R. Turner, LL. D. Rector of Comberton, and Vicar of Elmly; Author of a View of the Earth, or a Short System of Modern Geography-View of the Heavens-Heavens Surveyed-Plain Trigonometry made Easy-And a New Introduction to Book-Keeping.
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  • Turner, R. (Richard), 1723 or 1724-1791.
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London : printed for S. Crowder, Pater-Noster-Row, 1787.
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The gardeners and florists dictionary: or a complete system of horticulture: containing, I. The culture of a kitchen garden, iving directions for the choice of seeds, sowing, planting, and ordering all sorts of esculent herbs, plants, roots, &c. II. Of a fruit garden, or orchard, as to planting, grafting, inoculating, pruning, &c. all sorts of fruit-trees. III. Of a flower garden, as to the railing and nurture of all kinds of flowers, either natives, or naturaliz'd in England. IV. OF all kinds of plants, shrubs, flowery-shrubs, under-shrubs, and ever-greens, native or exotick, now in use for adorning gardens, walks, wildernesses, &c. V. Of all sorts of English trees proper for avenues, shady walks, groves, &c. VI. Directions for laying out parterres, compartiments, &c. VII. An account of soils, dungs, composts, &c. proper for each particular plant. VIII. An account of the nature and use of weather instruments; as, barometers, hygrometers, and thermometers, proper for gardeners; and also prognosticks of the weather, according to the accuratest observations of the most accomplish'd astronomers, and natural philosophers. IX. The origin, causes and nature of meteors, as rain, hail, frost, snow, winds, &c. of the elements, as water, earth, air, fire; their particular uses in the business of vegetation. X. An explanation of the terms of art used in gardening and botany. To which is added, a catalogue of curious trees, plants and fruits, from which any gentleman may collect at pleasure what may be useful or ornamental to his gardens. / By Philip Miller, Gardener of the Botanick Garden at Chelsea.
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  • Miller, Philip (1691-1771).
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London : Charles Rivington, 1724.
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Roots to the earth / by Wendell Berry ; wood engravings by Wesley Bates.
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  • Berry, Wendell, 1934-
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  • 1619027801
  • 9781619027800
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Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, 2016.
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  • Gould, T. H.
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London : [West Union House], [1945?]
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  • GOULD, T. H.
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London : Western Union House, [1946]
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  • Mackay, Craig.
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[Edinburgh] : [National Museums Scotland] : [2009]
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  • Sillitoe, Paul, 1949-
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  • 0868400653 (hbk.)
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Kensington, Australia : New South Wales University Press, 1983.
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