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 Pray: 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 Required to Perfect the Several Parts After Being Divieded; 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
R. Dodsley, at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall, and sold, 1743 - 218 Seiten
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