Orang-Outang, Sive, Homo Sylvestris, Or, the Anatomy of a Pygmie Compared with That of a Monkey, an Ape, and a Man to Which Is Added, a Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies, the Cynocephali, the Satyrs and Sphinges of the Ancients (1699)

Orang-Outang, Sive, Homo Sylvestris, Or, the Anatomy of a Pygmie Compared with That of a Monkey, an Ape, and a Man to Which Is Added, a Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies, the Cynocephali, the Satyrs and Sphinges of the Ancients (1699)

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 185.42 x 243.84 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240824289
  • 9781240824281