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... the minute and delicately - formed vegetable tissues are preserved in the most
perfect manner ; and it is part of the Author's plan to give numerous highly
magnified illustrations of the anatomical structure as well as of the external form .
This work is intended to comprise a general view of the Animal Creation ,
exhibiting the structure and internal economy of every class of living beings , and
their adaptation to the circumstances in which they are severally destined to exist
The form and structure , the physiology and habits , of these animals , are all as
replete with interest as those of almost any group of the animal kingdom ; and
there are certainly few respecting which so little is popularly known . Amongst
In addition to a figure of each species , and of some of the most important
varieties , the Illustrations comprise many of structure , developement , and
transformation . “ A highly important addition to the natural history of our country .
The beauty ...
Other illustrations , comprising modes of capture , anatomical distinctions , or the
most interesting features of internal or external structure , are introduced the more
fully to illustrate the descriptions . “ Mr. Yarrell's work is the most satisfactory ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review