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Samuel Johnson's Menagerie: The Beastly Lives of Exotic Quadrupeds in the Eighteenth Century

By: Julia Allen

180 pages, Col & b/w illus

The Erskine Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #146601 | ISBN: 1852970731
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NHBS Price: £19.95 $25/€24 approx

About this book

Based on the entries on exotic quadrupeds in Johnson's dictionary, reprinted in their entirety, this book goes on to investigate what was known or believed at the time about these creatures. It therefore provides a valuable insight into C18 natural history.


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