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beauties of the creation, or, A new moral system of natural history displayed in the most singular, curious and beautiful quadrupeds, birds, insects, trees, and flowers : designed to inspire youth with humanity towards the brute creation and bring them early acquainted with the wonderful works of the Divine Creator. by George Riley

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Published by Printed by William Young, bookseller ... in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- Juvenile literature -- Early works to 1800,
  • Animals -- Identification -- Juvenile literature -- Early works to 1800,
  • Plants -- Identification -- Juvenile literature -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBeauties of the creation, New moral system of natural history
GenreJuvenile literature, Early works to 1800.
ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH48, QH47 .R4 1796
The Physical Object
Paginationix, [4], 14-346, [2] p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6908454M
LC Control Number01020991

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