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SKU: 304590|~CSV~|Barrington, Daines|~CSV~|Miscellany by the Honourable Daines Barrington|~CSV~||~CSV~|J. Nichols|~CSV~|1781|~CSV~|1781|~CSV~|An unusual collection of essays on curious matters: (from the contents page). Tracts on the possibility of reaching the North Pole. Whether the Turkey was known before the Discovery of America, On the Rein-deer, On the Bat, or Rere-mouse, On the Sudden Decay of Several Trees in St. James's Park, On the periodical Appearing and Disappearing of certain Birds at different Times of the Year, On the Torpidity of the Swallow Tribe when they disappear, On the prevailing Notions with regard to the Cuckow, On the Linnaean System, Particulars of an Agreement between the King of Spain and the Royal Society, for an Exchange of Natural Curiosities, Account of Mozart, a very remarkable young Musician, Mr Charles Wesley, Master Samuel Wesley, little Crotch, the Earl of Mornington. Of the Deluge in the time of Noah, History of the Gwedir Family, Letter, intended for Dodsley's Museum, on the English and French Writers, Dialogue on the ancient Tragedies, written at Oxford in 1746, Ohthere's Voyage, and the Geography of the Ninth Century illustrated, Journal of a Spanish Voyage in 1775, to explore the Western Coast of N. America. The preface of this copy has been inserted between pages 470-471. 8 plates, 5 genealogical tables, 1 folding and 2 engraved maps, 1 folding. Order of maps has been reversed, complete. Repair to the title page and tissue repairs to the gutters and a newer leather spine. |~CSV~||~CSV~|9500|~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~|a|~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~|London|~CSV~||~CSV~|Book|~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~|22 x 28cm|~CSV~|N|~CSV~||~CSV~|N|~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~|N|~CSV~||~CSV~| Tag: