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R. B., 1632?-1725?
The surprizing miracles of nature and art, in two parts. Containing I. The miracles of nature, or the strange signs and prodigious aspects and appearances in the heavens, the earth, and the waters ... II. The miracles of art, describing the most magnificent buildings, and other curious inventions in all ages ... By R.B.
London, Printed for Nath. Crouch, 1683.
Physical Description:
2 p.., 222 [i.e. 232] p. front., 5 plates. 15 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QH41 C7 1683
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Copyright Information
BAC : One leaf of ms. notes about the wonders of 1692 bound in before t.-p.
R.B. stands for Richard or Robert Burton, the pseudonym of Nathaniel Crouch.
First published, 1678, with title: Miracles of art and nature.
Numerals 155-164 repeated in paging.
Signatures: A-K¹² (K11-12, publisher's advertisements).
Wing, 2d ed., C. 7439.
Subject Terms:
Curiosities and wonders -- Early works to 1900.
Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works.
B. R.
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