The civil and natural history of Jamaica : 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. An history of the natural productions, including the various Sorts of native Fossils; Perfect and Imperfect Vegetables; Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects; with their Properties and Uses in Mechanics, Diet, and Physic. By Patrick Browne, M.D. illustrated with forty-nine copper plates; in which the most Curious Productions are Represented of their Natural Sizes, and Delineated Immediately from the Objects, by George Dionysius Ehret. There are now added complete Linnæan indexes, and a large and accurate map of the island

Main Author: Browne, Patrick
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London sold by B. White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street 1789, M,DCC,LXXXIX. [1789]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A reissue of the sheets of the 1756 edition, with a new titlepage. - English Short Title Catalog, T89758. - Goldsmiths', 13843. - Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas. - With a half-title and four additional indexes. - With a list of subscribers
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],viii,503,[47]p.,plates) map 2°