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The Resource An essay towards a natural history of serpents : in two parts ... : the whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical, by Charles Owen ... ; illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by the best hands

An essay towards a natural history of serpents : in two parts ... : the whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical, by Charles Owen ... ; illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by the best hands

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An essay towards a natural history of serpents : in two parts ... : the whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical
Title
An essay towards a natural history of serpents
Title remainder
in two parts ... : the whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Owen ... ; illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by the best hands
Title variation
Natural history of serpents
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Contributor
Bookseller
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
T99397
Citation source
ESTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
-1746
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Owen, Charles
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL666.O6
LC item number
O9 1742
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
active 1732-1741
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gray, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serpents
  • Serpents
  • Serpents
  • Serpent worship
  • Serpent worship
  • Serpents
  • Serpents
  • Snakes
Label
An essay towards a natural history of serpents : in two parts ... : the whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical, by Charles Owen ... ; illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by the best hands
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
  • Signatures: Aa-bB-2I2K2
  • Errata: p. [viii]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
(from t. p.): I. The first exhibits a general view of serpents, in their various aspects ... : in which is inserted a short account of ... poison, particularly that of the serpent ... -- II. The second gives a view of most serpents known in the several parts of the world ... -- III. To which is added a third part, containing six dissertations upon the following articles, as collateral to the subject. 1. Upon the primeval serpent in paradise. 2. The fiery serpents that infested the camp of Israel. 3. The brazen serpent erected by Moses. 4. The divine worship given to serpents by the nations. 5. The origin and reason of that monstrous worship. 6. Upon the adoration of different kinds of beasts by the Egyptians, with divers instances of the same stupidity in other nations
Dimensions
26 cm (4to)
Extent
xxiii, [1], 240, [12] pages, 7 leaves of plates
Lccn
06018113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
SCNHRB copy (39088015706922) quarter bound in recent teal cloth and calf, title in gilt within darker brown spine label.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02205503
  • (OCoLC)ocm02205503
Label
An essay towards a natural history of serpents : in two parts ... : the whole intermix'd with variety of entertaining digressions, philosophical and historical, by Charles Owen ... ; illustrated with copper-plates, engraved by the best hands
Publication
Note
  • Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
  • Signatures: Aa-bB-2I2K2
  • Errata: p. [viii]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
(from t. p.): I. The first exhibits a general view of serpents, in their various aspects ... : in which is inserted a short account of ... poison, particularly that of the serpent ... -- II. The second gives a view of most serpents known in the several parts of the world ... -- III. To which is added a third part, containing six dissertations upon the following articles, as collateral to the subject. 1. Upon the primeval serpent in paradise. 2. The fiery serpents that infested the camp of Israel. 3. The brazen serpent erected by Moses. 4. The divine worship given to serpents by the nations. 5. The origin and reason of that monstrous worship. 6. Upon the adoration of different kinds of beasts by the Egyptians, with divers instances of the same stupidity in other nations
Dimensions
26 cm (4to)
Extent
xxiii, [1], 240, [12] pages, 7 leaves of plates
Lccn
06018113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
SCNHRB copy (39088015706922) quarter bound in recent teal cloth and calf, title in gilt within darker brown spine label.
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02205503
  • (OCoLC)ocm02205503

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