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Memoir's for a natural history of animals : containing the anatomical descriptions of several creatures dissected by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris

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Perrault, Claude, 1613-1688
Memoir's for a natural history of animals : containing the anatomical descriptions of several creatures dissected by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris
London: Printed by Joseph Streater and are to be sold by T. Basset, J. Robinson, B. Aylmer, Joh. Southby, and W. Canning, 1688
[18], 267, [17], 40 p., [35] p. of plates : ill.

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Memoires for a natural history of animals

[Title page] Memoir's [Memoirs] for a natural history of animals. Containing the anatomical descriptions of several creatures dissected by the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris

To the right honourable John Earl of Carbury

[Foreword] The publisher to the reader

The preface

The explication of the figure of the lyon

The anatomical description of a lyon, pp. 3-8

The anatomical description of another lyon, pp. 9-11

The explanation of the figure of the lyonness, pp. 12 ff.

The anatomical description of a lyonness, pp. 13-15

The explication of the figure of the camelion, pp. 16 ff.

The anatomical description of a camelion, pp. 17-34 ff.

The explication of the figure of the dromedary, pp. 36 ff.

The anatomical description of a dromedary, pp. 37-41

The explication of the figure of the bear, pp. 42 ff.

The anatomical description of a bear, pp. 43-50 ff.

The explication of the figure of the gazella or antilope, pp. 52 ff.

The anatomical description of five gazella's or antilope's, pp. 53-59

The explication of the figure of the cat-a-mountain, pp. 60 ff.

The anatomical description of a chat-pard or, cat-a-mountain, pp. 61-66 ff.

The explication of the figure of the sea-fox, pp. 68 ff.

The anatomical description of a sea-fox, pp. 69-72 ff.

The explication of the figure of the Lupus cervarius or lynx, pp. 74 ff.

The anatomical description of a Lupus cervarius or lynx, pp. 75-80 ff.

The explication of the figure of the castor or beaver, pp. 82 ff.

The anatomical description of a castor or beaver, pp. 83-90 ff.

The explication of the figure of the otter, pp. 92 ff.

The anatomical description of an otter, pp. 93-96 ff.

The explication of the figure of the civet-cat, pp. 98 ff.

The anatomical description of two civet-cats, pp. 99-105

The explication of the figure of the elk, pp. 106 ff.

The anatomical description of an elk, pp. 107-112 ff.

The explication of the figure of the Coati mondi, pp. 114 ff.

The anatomical description of a Coati mondi, pp. 115-118 ff.

[The explication of the figure of the sea-calf], pp. [unnumbered]-119

The anatomical description of a sea-calf, pp. 120-125

The explication of the figure of the barbary cow, pp. 126 ff.

The anatomical description of a barbary cow, pp. 127-130 ff.

The explication of the figure of the cormorant, pp. 132 ff.

The anatomical description of a cormorant, pp. 133-138 ff.

The explication of the figure of the chamois or gemp, pp. 140 ff.

The anatomical description of a chamois or gemp, pp. 141-145

The explanation of the figure of the porcupine and hedgehog, p. 146

The anatomical description of six porcupines and two hedge-hogs, pp. 147-154 ff.

The explication of the figure of two sapajous and two other monkeys, p. 156

The anatomical description of two sapajous and two other monkeys, pp. 157-164 ff.

The explication of the stagg of Canada, and hinde of Sardinia, pp. 166 ff.

The anatomical description of a stag of Canada and hinde of Sardinia, pp. 167-172 ff.

The explication of the figure of the pintado, pp. 174 ff.

The anatomical description of ten pintado's, pp. 175-180 ff.

The explication of the figure of the eagle, pp. 182 ff.

The anatomical description of three eagles, pp. 183-189

The explication of the figure of the Indian cock, pp. 190 ff.

The anatomical description of two Indian cocks, pp. 191-194 ff.

The explication of the figure of the bustard, pp. 196 ff.

The anatomical description of six bustards, pp. 197-202 ff.

The explication of the figure of the demoiselles of Numidia, pp. 204 ff.

The anatomical description of six demoiselles of Numidia, pp. 205-202 [212] ff.

The explication of the figure of the ostrich, pp. 214-215

The explication of the second plate of the ostrich, pp. 216 ff.

The anatomical description of eight ostriches, pp. 217-238 ff.

The explication of the figure of the cassowary, pp. 240 ff.

The anatomical description of a cassowar, pp. 241-249

The explication of the figure of the tortoise, pp. 250-251

The anatomical description of a great Indian tortoise, pp. 252-267

An alphabetical table of the names of the several animals mentioned in this volume

Errata

An index of matters chiefly anatomical

[The measure of the Earth], pp. [unnumbered]-40

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