1787 Surveys of Nature Fitzgerald Science Natural History Animals Indians Birds

FITZGERALD, Francis [pseud. C Taylor]

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Francis Fitzgerald, pseudonym of C. Taylor, published an important 18th-century collection of science lectures entitled ‘Surveys of Nature’. In this work, Fitzgerald discusses a variety of topics including human species, animals, birds, oviparous quadrupeds, fish, insects, and classes of plants.

 

This undated second volume includes over 100 full-page engravings which help illustrated Fitzgerald’s lectures – illustrations of animals, birds, and insects, as well as allegorical illustrations of various terms.

 

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1787 Surveys of Nature Fitzgerald Science Natural History Animals Indians Birds

 

Francis Fitzgerald, pseudonym of C. Taylor, published an important 18th-century collection of science lectures entitled ‘Surveys of Nature’. In this work, Fitzgerald discusses a variety of topics including human species, animals, birds, oviparous quadrupeds, fish, insects, and classes of plants.

 

This undated second volume includes over 100 full-page engravings which help illustrated Fitzgerald’s lectures – illustrations of animals, birds, and insects, as well as allegorical illustrations of various terms.

 

Item number: #7482

Price: $750

 

FITZGERALD, Francis [pseud. C Taylor]

 

Surveys of nature, historical, moral, and entertaining, exhibiting the principles of natural science in various branches

 

London: C. Taylor, 1787.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; Volume 2
    • [16], 6, 145, [1], 369, [1]
    • 102 full-page plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • Joseph Weston, 1843
      • Sir Joseph Dodge Weston (1822 – 1895) was an English merchant, shipping magnate, and Liberal politician who was active in local government.
      • He was mayor of Bristol for four years from 1880 to 1884. He was a J.P. for Bristol and received a knighthood. He then sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1885 and 1895 representing Bristol South and later Bristol East.
    • Thomas White
      • This may have belonged to Thomas White (1739-1820) the Irish American Patriot who took part in the Boston Tea Party, was a member of the Sons of Liberty, and served under General Washington in the American Revolution.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~8.5in X 7in (22cm x 18cm)

 

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Categories

Natural History

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

FITZGERALD, Francis [pseud. C Taylor]

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete