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LONDON:

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN

LONGMAN S..

18 4. 8.

THE

TREASURY OF NATURAL HISTORY ;

OR,

A Popular Dictionary.

OF
ANIM A T ID NATURE:

IN WHICH
THE ZOOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS THAT DISTINGUISH THE DIFFERENT

CLASSES, GENERA, AND SPECIES, ARE COMBINED WITH A VARIETY
OF INTERESTING INFORMATION ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE HABITS,
INSTINCTS, AND GENERAL ECONOMY OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
A SYLLABUS OF PRACTICAL TAXIDERMY,

AND

a Glossarial Appendir.

EMBELLISHED WITH
NINE HUNDRED WOODCUTS, EXPRESSLY ENGRAVED FOR THIS WORK.

BY SAMUEL MAUNDER,

AUTHOR OP
" THE TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE," "TKE SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY TREASURY,"

ETC. ETC.

“ To Thee, whose temple is all space ;

Whose altar, earth, sea, skies !
One chorus let all Being raise !

All Nature's incense rise !" Pope.

TONITE

LONDON:
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1848.

189. c, 105,

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