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BRUGUIERE, Jean-Guillaume (1749-1798)
Tableau Encyclopédique at Méthodique des Trois Règnes de la Nature Contenant L'helminthologie, ou les Vers Infusoires, les vers Intestins, les vers Mollusques &c. Septième Livraison.
Paris:: Chez Panckoucke, 1791., 1791. 4to. [iv], [viii], 83 pp. Half-title, 95 (pls. 61, 69, 76, 86, 92 double-page) engraved plates by Benard Direxit; lightly foxed. Full olive cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, bound for the Royal Microscopical Society [1866], with their logo on the foot of spine. Rubber stamps of the Royal Microscopical Society. First edition of the invertebrates section. This is a part of the systematic illustrated inventory of various infusoria, including Vibrio (bacteria), Paramecium bursaria, cercaria (trematode larva), trichoda, kerona protozoa, Vorticella (protozoa genus), Brachionus (Brachionus calyciflorus), horsehair worms (Gordius), whipworms (trichuris), earthworms (lumbricus), parasitic worms (echynorinchus), tapeworms (Taenia), Hirudo (leeches), Nais (Nayades), Nereis (family Nereididae), Annelids , Aphrodita, Ascidians, hydra (Hydrozoa), coral, sea anemones (Actinia), octopus, squid (Sepiadariidae), cuttlefish, lernaea, sea slugs (Peltodoris), tongue mushroom coral (Herpolitha limax), sea cucumber (Holothuroidea), thalia, beroe (ctenophore), a genus of the Nuda class of comb jellies, mollusks, medusa. In fact the author is credited with naming more than 140 marine genera or species. The entire set or publication of the Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois regnes de la nature was an illustrated encyclopedia of plants, animals and minerals, notable for including the first scientific descriptions of many species, and for its attractive engravings. It was published in Paris by Charles Joseph Panckoucke, from 1788 through 1837. Other sec … [Click Below for Full Description]
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