Museum Calonnianum: Specification of the Various Articles which Compose the Magnificent Museum of Natural History

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Page 6 - Learn of the little Nautilus to fail, " Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale.
Page 8 - It is certainly not too much to affert the fuperiority of this part to every thing of the kind in Europe. It is matter of great regret to the proprietors, that owing to the length of time...
Page 8 - It must, however, be observed, that this collection will not be distinguished so much for the number of articles as for the care with which they have been selected: and it js proper also to remark, that of its parts the Conchologia.
Page 61 - ... while the animal was living, which was afterwards replaced in the river, or other place it was originally in ; and, in procefs of time, coated the wires over with the pearly fubftance of its ihell.

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