Scotland illustrated: or, An essay of natural history,
in which are exquisitely displayed the nature of the country; the dispositions and maners of the inhabitants, and the various diseases incident to them; and likewise their proper method of cure resulting from their native medicines. And the manifold productions of nature in its threefold kingdom, (viz.) vegetable, animal and mineral, dispersed throughout the northern part of Great Brittain, which makes up the most ancient kingdom of Scotland, are now exactly collected and published together; and their various uses; (especieally medicinal and mechanical, for the necessity, as well as the accommodation of life.) Clearly laid open to all. Illustrated with near fifty copper plates. Being the work of twenty years. Published by the command of the most illustrious monarch Charles II. King of Great Brittain, &c. By Sir R. Sibbald M.D. Knight, geographer to His Majesty, ...
|Main Creator:||Sibbald, Robert, Sir, 1641-1722|
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Edinburgh : printed by J[ames]. K[niblo]. J[oshua van]. S[olingen]. and J[ohn]. C[olmar]. and are to be sold by Tho. Malthus at the Sun in the Poultry, London, 1684.
A reissue, with cancel title page, of "Scotia illustrata" (Wing S3727).
Printer's names from Wing CD.
Text in Latin.
Physical description: , 15, , 102, , 114, , 37, , 41-56,  p., 22 leaves of plates : ill. ; 2o.
Citations/References: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), S3728A
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