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 imperfect vegetables; 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

Main Author: Browne, Patrick
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for the author; and sold by T. Osborne, and J. Shipton, in Gray's-Inn 1756, MDCCLVI. [1756]
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Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A variant has pp. 1-12 revised and reset; catchword p. 3: command. - Catchword p. 3: to. - English Short Title Catalog, T89757. - Mixed chainlines. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Sabin, 8670. - With a half-title, "A catalogue of the authors" and a list of subscribers
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],viii,503,[1]p.,plates) maps 2°