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Author Baker, Henry, 1698-1774.

Title An attempt towards a natural history of the polype [electronic resource] : in a letter to Martin Folkes, Esq; president of the Royal Society. Describing Their different Species; the Places where to seek and how to find them; their wonderful Production and Increase; the Form, Structure and Use of their several Parts; and the Manner they catch their Prey. With an Account of their Diseases and Cures; of their amazing Reproduction after being cut in Pieces, (as first discovered by Mr. Trembley, at the Hague;) of the best Methods to perform that Operation, and of the Time requisite to perfect the several Parts after being divided: And Also full Directions how to feed, clean, manage and preserve them at all Seasons of the Year. Likewise a Course of real Experiments, performed by cutting these Creatures in every Way that can be easily contrived: shewing the daily Progress of each Part towards becoming a perfect Polype. The Whole explained every where by great Numbers of proper Figures, and intermixt throughout with Variety of Observations and Experiments. By Henry Baker, Fellow of the Roy

Published London : printed for R. Dodsley, at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall, and sold by M. Cooper in Pater-Noster-Row, and J. Cuff, optician, in Fleetstreet, [1743]


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Physical description 218,[6]p.,plate : ill. ; 8⁰.
Notes With a final advertisement leaf.
At foot of titlepage: "(Price bound four shillings.)"; a variant has the imprint: "printed for R. Dodsley; and sold by M. Cooper, and J. Cuff in Fleet-street" and does not bear a price.
Price from imprint: price bound Four Shillings.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Hydromedusae -- Early works to 1800.