A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural History

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byWilliam Swainson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834. Excerpt: ... PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL HISTORY. PART L ON THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF ZOOLOGY. PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS.--DIVISION OP THE SUBJECT. FIRST EPOCH. ARISTOTLE. PLINY.---SECOND EPOCH. KONDELETIUS.--OESNER. ALDROVANDUS. MOUF FET. TOPSAL. MAURICE OF NASSAU. MARCGRAVE. USO. MERRETT. GOEDARTXUS. B.EDI. SWAMMER DAM. LISTER. GENERAL REMARKS ON THE ERA OF WILLUGHBY AND RAY. GREW. PETTIVER.--ALBIN. SLOANE. SEBA. THIRD EPOCH. LINNUS. ELLIS. LINN-ffiAN SCHOOL.--RUMPHIUS.--DARGENVILLE. RE GENFUSS. RCESEL. EDWARDS. TREMBLEY. GRONO VIUS.--REAUMUR. COMPARISON BETWEEN LINNiEUS AND BUFFON. LINNAN SCHOOL. ART%DI.--SULZER. SEPP.--SCOPOLI. SCHCEFFER. HASSELQUEST. OSBECK.---FORSKALL.--SPARRMAN. PENNANT.--WHITE. DRURY. MARTINI AND CHEMNITZ. WILTS.--FABRICIUS. THUNBERG. MULLER. FORSTER. VILLERS. SCHRANK.--MOSES HARRIS.--CRAMER. STOLL. SCHREBER.--B PALLAS. SCHROETER. BORN. MERREM. HERMANN. 2LOCH. SCHNEIDER. SCHCEPF. LATHAM. SHAW. SIR J. SMITH. BERKENHOUT. LEWIN. OTHO FABRICIUS..--OLIVI. ENTOMOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIVE WORKS OF THIS PERIOD. ERNST. ESPER. HUBNER. HERBST. JABLON SKY. VOET. WOLF. MINOR WRITERS. PANZER. FETAGNI. ROSSI. FATXULL. LESFEYRES. GMELIN. EHFFON'S SCHOOL. PLANCHES ENLUMINEES. BONNET. DE GSER. BRISSON. ADANSON. DUHAMEL.---SONNERAT. SONNINI. LEVAILLANT. FUESSLY.---THE MODERN FRENCH SCHOOL. CUVIER. DISCOVERY OF THE CIRCULAR NATURE OF AFFINITIES. (1.) To form a just estimate of the relative position of any science at a given period, it is necessary that the prominent events in its history be rightly understood. It seems, therefore, expedient to commence this discourse with a slight sketch of the rise and progress of zoological science; or, more properly, of the progressive discovery of the forms, structures, and habits belonging to the animal world; a w...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834. Excerpt: ... PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL HISTORY. PART L ON THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF ZOOLOGY. PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS.--...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217308716

ISBN - 13:9780217308717

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