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The Resource The book of nature : or, The history of insects : reduced to distinct classes, confirmed by particular instances, displayed in the anatomical analysis of many species, and illustrated with copper-plates. Including the generation of the frog, the history of the ephemerus, the changes of flies, butterflies, and beetles; with the original discovery of the milk-vessels of the cuttle-fish, and many other curious particulars, by John Swammerdam ... with the life of the author by Herman Boerhaave ...; translated from the Dutch and Latin original edition, by Thomas Flloyd

The book of nature : or, The history of insects : reduced to distinct classes, confirmed by particular instances, displayed in the anatomical analysis of many species, and illustrated with copper-plates. Including the generation of the frog, the history of the ephemerus, the changes of flies, butterflies, and beetles; with the original discovery of the milk-vessels of the cuttle-fish, and many other curious particulars, by John Swammerdam ... with the life of the author by Herman Boerhaave ...; translated from the Dutch and Latin original edition, by Thomas Flloyd

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The book of nature : or, The history of insects : reduced to distinct classes, confirmed by particular instances, displayed in the anatomical analysis of many species, and illustrated with copper-plates. Including the generation of the frog, the history of the ephemerus, the changes of flies, butterflies, and beetles; with the original discovery of the milk-vessels of the cuttle-fish, and many other curious particulars
Title
The book of nature
Title remainder
or, The history of insects : reduced to distinct classes, confirmed by particular instances, displayed in the anatomical analysis of many species, and illustrated with copper-plates. Including the generation of the frog, the history of the ephemerus, the changes of flies, butterflies, and beetles; with the original discovery of the milk-vessels of the cuttle-fish, and many other curious particulars
Statement of responsibility
by John Swammerdam ... with the life of the author by Herman Boerhaave ...; translated from the Dutch and Latin original edition, by Thomas Flloyd
Title variation
  • Book of nature
  • History of insects
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • dut
  • eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
T22987
Citation source
  • ESTC (RLIN)
  • Osler, 964
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1637-1680
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swammerdam, Jan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
This work was translated into English from Latin; the Latin version was in turn translated from the original Dutch manuscript
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1668-1738
  • 1714?-1775
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boerhaave, Herman
  • Hill, John
  • Flloyd, Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Invertebrates
  • Insects
  • Microscopy
Label
The book of nature : or, The history of insects : reduced to distinct classes, confirmed by particular instances, displayed in the anatomical analysis of many species, and illustrated with copper-plates. Including the generation of the frog, the history of the ephemerus, the changes of flies, butterflies, and beetles; with the original discovery of the milk-vessels of the cuttle-fish, and many other curious particulars, by John Swammerdam ... with the life of the author by Herman Boerhaave ...; translated from the Dutch and Latin original edition, by Thomas Flloyd
Link
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In two parts with separate paging and register
  • Title page in red and black; title vignette
  • Includes index
  • With list of subscribers
  • Many engraved plates of fauna at end, mostly insects
Control code
ocm06591912
Dimensions
43 cm. (fol.)
Edition
  • Rev. and improved by notes from Reaumur and others /
  • by John Hill ...
Extent
[4], xx, [8], 236, 153, [1], lxiii, [1], 12 p., LIII leaves of plates
Lccn
11003702
Note
  • Accession number 22633.
  • Gift of John Pitcairn.
  • Microfilmed on reel 87.
Other physical details
ill., plates;
System control number
(OCoLC)6591912
Label
The book of nature : or, The history of insects : reduced to distinct classes, confirmed by particular instances, displayed in the anatomical analysis of many species, and illustrated with copper-plates. Including the generation of the frog, the history of the ephemerus, the changes of flies, butterflies, and beetles; with the original discovery of the milk-vessels of the cuttle-fish, and many other curious particulars, by John Swammerdam ... with the life of the author by Herman Boerhaave ...; translated from the Dutch and Latin original edition, by Thomas Flloyd
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/ecco/retrieve.do?sgHitCountType=None&sort=Author&tabID=T001&prodId=ECCO&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&searchId=R1&searchType=BasicSearchForm&currentPosition=23&qrySerId=Locale%28en%2C%2C%29%3AFQE%3D%28TI%2CNone%2C14%29book+of+nature%3AAnd%3ALQE%3D%28BA%2CNone%2C60%290LRH+Or+0LRL+Or+0LRI+Or+0LRK+Or+0LRF+Or+0LRJ+Or+0LRN+Or+0LRM%24&retrieveFormat=MULTIPAGE_DOCUMENT&userGroupName=bryn93917&inPS=true&contentSet=ECCOArticles&&docId=CW3307442791&retrieveFormat=MULTIPAGE_DOCUMENT&docLevel=FASCIMILE&workId=CW3307442791&relevancePageBatch=CW107442791&showLOI=Yes&contentSet=&callistoContentSet=ECLL&docPage=article&hilite=y
Publication
Note
  • In two parts with separate paging and register
  • Title page in red and black; title vignette
  • Includes index
  • With list of subscribers
  • Many engraved plates of fauna at end, mostly insects
Control code
ocm06591912
Dimensions
43 cm. (fol.)
Edition
  • Rev. and improved by notes from Reaumur and others /
  • by John Hill ...
Extent
[4], xx, [8], 236, 153, [1], lxiii, [1], 12 p., LIII leaves of plates
Lccn
11003702
Note
  • Accession number 22633.
  • Gift of John Pitcairn.
  • Microfilmed on reel 87.
Other physical details
ill., plates;
System control number
(OCoLC)6591912

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