Synopsis of quadrupeds

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Published by Printed by J. Monk in Chester .

Written in English

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  • Mammals -- Early works to 1800

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SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
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Paginationxxv, 382 p.
Number of Pages382
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Open LibraryOL15214853M

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PREFACE. THE following Synopsis was originally in­tended for private amusement, and as an Index, for the more ready turning to any particular animal in the voluminous history of quadrupeds by M. DE BUFFON: But as it swelled by degrees to a size beyond my first expectation, in the end I was determined to fling it into its present form, and to usher it into the world.

The Quadrupeds of North America () The small quadrupeds were published in Octavo form just as the birds, but for the first time, the name of Audubon's son, John W., appeared on many Synopsis of quadrupeds book the plates.

Bowen was the lithographer, but about 17 of the plates in volume one were lithographed by Nagel and Weingaertner of New York. N1 - 1st edition () entitled: Synopsis of quadrupeds. 2nd edition () entitled: History of quadrupeds. AU - Pennant, Thomas, AU - Royal College of Physicians of London.

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Title. History of quadrupeds. Pennant, Thomas, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. London:Printed for B. White,Book Edition: [2 Ed.]. The third edition. First published in as ’Synopsis of quadrupeds’. An Alphabet Of Quadrupeds summary: An Alphabet Of Quadrupeds summary is updating.

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Hope you enjoy it. In his Synopsis of Quadrupeds was published; a second edition was expanded into a History of Quadrupeds. At the end of that same year,he published A Tour in Scotland in Occupation: Naturalist and antiquarian. ‘Quadrupeds of North America’ by Audubon and Bachman. Set of 3 leather bound books entitled The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Complete Set) by the author Audubon and Bachman published by John James Audubon () and Rev.

John Bachman () copyright New York 1st edition 3 volumes, hand-coloured lithographs. Page 35 - At the first appearance of any person, they set off in full gallop ; and, at the distance of two or three hundred yards, make a wheel round, and come boldly up again, tossing their heads in a menacing manner ; on a sudden, they make a full stop, at the distance of forty or fifty yards, looking wildly at the object of their surprise ; but upon the least motion being made they all 5/5(1).

Audubon, John James: Carolina Parrot Carolina Parrot, hand-coloured engraving and aquatint by Robert Havell, Jr.,plate 26 from The Birds of America by John James Audubon; in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gift of Mrs. Walter B. James, The illegitimate son of a French merchant, planter, and slave trader and a. InThomas Pennant described the breed in his book Synopsis of Quadrupeds, writing that the origin of the breed is from Dalmatia, he referred to it as Dalmatian.

The book by Thomas Bewick A General History of Quadrupeds published in refers to the breed as Dalmatian or Coach : Croatia. Quadrupedalism is a form of terrestrial locomotion in animals using four limbs or legs.

An animal or machine that usually moves in a quadrupedal manner is known as a quadruped, meaning "four feet". The majority of quadrupeds are vertebrate animals, including mammals such as cattle, dogs and cats, and reptiles such as lizards.

Few other animals are quadrupedal, though a few birds like the shoebill. Summary This is an alphabet book filled with information about four legged animals. Publication Date Languages English Contributor University of Florida - United States Publisher Lippincott, Grambo & Co.

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The 24 chapters that Reid outlines in this book are dedicated to 24 distinct groups of quadrupeds ranging from mice to : True North. Mayne Reid, scots-irish american novelist () This ebook presents «Quadrupeds», from Mayne Reid. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to Brand: The Perfect Library.

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A General History of Quadrupeds, first published inshowcases Bewick’s groundbreaking engraving techniques that allowed text and images to be published on the same page. From anteaters to zebras, armadillos to wolverines, this delightful volume features engravings of over four hundred animals alongside descriptions of their Brand: University of Chicago Press.

A quadruped is a vertebrate which walks on four legs. This is the basic locomotion of amphibia, reptiles and which walk on two legs or those which fly have evolved from the basic pattern. The scientific term for quadrupeds is Tetrapoda. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: John James Audubon.

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Excerpts from Charles Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle Adapted with permission from Preface The remains of these nine great quadrupeds, and many detached bones, were found embedded on the beach, within the space of about yards square.

It is a remarkable circumstance thatFile Size: 28KB. OCLC Number: Notes: An enlarged edition of the author's Synopsis of quadrupeds (Chester, ). Engraved title pages. Includes indexes. Paged continuously: v. Read "Quadrupeds, What They Are And Where Found" by Mayne Reid available from Rakuten : Gutenberg.

He gave the profits of this work to the Welsh School in London. Pennant made a tour of Scotland inand published a volume of his findings. He did the same for Wales. Inhe published his own work, the 'History of Quadrupeds', a new and enlarged edition of his 'Synopsis of Quadrupeds' which had been published in Black Elk Speaks is the transcription of personal conversations between Black Elk and Neihardt.

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