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The Natural History of Oxford-Shire, Being an Essay toward the Natural History of England. By R. P. LL.D.
Printed at the Theater in Oxford... 1677.... 6 p.l., 358 p., 1 leaf, [10] p. (signatures: [a]2, b4, A-Yy4, Zz2, Aaa-Bbb2, Bbb2 blank with early manuscript indexing), XVI plates, folding map; 33 cm. Robert Plot was "an English naturalist, first Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, and the first keeper of the Ashmolean Museum." "He described the fossilised femur of a giant (now known to be from the dinosaur Megalosaurus)." Wing P2586; Madan 3130. This copy lacks the folding map and plate II. Contemporary full leather binding worn, rebacked. stock#OB572 oversize.
      [Bookseller: Auldfarran Books, IOBA]
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