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Notes, chiefly botanical, of a visit to the Island of Coll

Thomas Scott

Notes, chiefly botanical, of a visit to the Island of Coll

by Thomas Scott

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Published by Natural History Society of Glasgow in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crustacea

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationpp. 226-230.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25008417M
    OCLC/WorldCa21259751

    The kids prodded one another to venture upstairs. Around the island, word was the house was haunted. Nobody here but me, the house would have said if the house could talk. Well, me and the bats. And the mice. And the spiders! In one of the bedrooms, the kids found a foot-high sculpture of a man, made from driftwood and shells and beach glass. Easter Island, Chilean dependency in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is the easternmost outpost of the Polynesian island world and is famous for its giant stone statues. To its original inhabitants the island is known as Rapa Nui, and its population is predominantly of Polynesian descent.

    Iñigo Abbad y Lasierra () was a Spanish-born Catholic priest who became secretary to the bishop of Puerto Rico in and remained on the island for ten years. Abbad's Historia, originally published in Spain, is considered the first modern historical work on Puerto Rico. It begins with the Spanish discovery and conquest of the island and ends in the late eighteenth century. Home The Journal of the New York Botanical Garden Journal of the New York Botanical Garden Reference URL Share. Add tags To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document Collectors' Field Notes and Notebooks: Cuban Plants and Landscapes: G: Great Flower Books: J: Journal of the New York Botanical Garden: L.

    Mark Catesby () is most famous for the birds he depicted in The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands (, ). Each bird is shown in association with a beautifully drawn and typical New World plant, and Catesby brought with him a rich collection of plants for use as study models when he returned to England. Summary note Botanical treatise arranged in alphabetical order. Most plants are illustrated in vivid colors. Incomplete at end. On the left margin of fol. b, recipe entitled Maʻjūn Sulṭān Yāzīd Khān. Notes. Ms. codex. Title supplied by cataloger. Physical description: 21 lines per page.


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Notes, chiefly botanical, of a visit to the Island of Coll. Scott, Thomas Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Glasgow,Natural History Society of Glasgow, Notes: Detached from Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow, Feb., Subjects.

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