Bulletin of the Proceedings of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science Volume . 2

Bulletin of the Proceedings of the National Institution for the Promotion of Science Volume . 2

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...the same. Antique Bronze and Clay Lamps, from Baize.--F1om the same. Fossils, from Mount Lebanon.--From the same. Egyptian Idols, from the tombs near the 'Pyramids.---From the same. Antique Silver and Copper Coins, from Syria, iGreece, and Samos.-From the same. Antique Copper Coins, from Baia: .--From the same. Bur of the Cedar of Lebanon.---From the same. Coral, found on the necks of Mummies interred near the Pyramids.---From the same. ' Fossil Pentrernites, (lapis judaicns, ) called Petrified Olives, from the Mount of Olives, near Jerusalem.--From the same.-' Three Antique Figures, from Baiae.--From the same. f Mosaic, beautifully designed and executed at Rome, showing the ' ( I List:3 Trochilus sephanoides, Chili. I Trochilus-prasin11, Brazil. l_' Sylvia americana, Pennsylvania. 1 Sylvia canadensis, Pennsylvania. 1 Fringilla cyanea, Pennsylvania. '. 1 Muscicapa rilticella, Pennsylvania. i 2 Rallns carolinns, Pennsylvania. ', 2 Vireo olivaceus, Pennsylvania. 1' Sterne. arctica, New Caledonia. '. 1 Vireo gibbus, Illinois. Quiumurnns. 1 Icterus agripennis, Pennsylvania. 2 Fringilla candacuta, Cape May, N. J. 6 Fringilla maritima, Cape May, N. J. 1 Lepus Nuttalii, (unique specimen, ) Rocky Mountains.' ' Lepus Nuttulii, Bnchman, Journal Academy National Sciences, l'hiadel' vol. VII, p. 345, pl. 22. This specimen was shut by Mr. J. K. '1'ownsend', on the north branch of the Platte river, in the Rocky Mountains. Some twenty or thirty of the same species were seen by the party with which Mr. Townsend travelled, but, unfortunately, the present was the only specimen procured. Dr. Bachmau, ' before writing his description of this new animal, visited the principal museums in'Europe with the view of finding another individual of...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236530659
  • 9781236530653