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BAKER, Henry.
An Attempt towards a Natural History of the Polype: 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;) etc. Also full directions how to feed, etc. Likewise a Course of real Experiments etc. The Whole explained every where by a great Number of proper Figures ......... etc.

Description:
pp. 218, (iv) Contents, (i) Advertisement for Baker's Microscope Made Easy, (i) Advertisement for The Geography of England. Engraved frontispiece, many text woodcuts. Modern half calf and marbled boards, a small marginal tear in the title without loss, a very nice, clean copy.

*FREEMAN BNHB #165.

Printed for R. Dodsley, at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall. London.

Date Published: 1743. 8vo.

Stock No. 63033

Price: 785.00

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