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An attempt towards a natural history of the polype

Henry Baker

An attempt towards a natural history of the polype

in a letter to Martin Folkes ...

by Henry Baker

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Published by Printed for R. Dodsley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydromedusae

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. New Canaan, CT : Readex. microfiches. (Landmarks II, monographs)

    Statementby Henry Baker
    SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination218 p.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15209225M

    An attempt towards a natural history of the polype: in a letter to Martin Folkes, Esq; president of the Royal Society. / By Henry Baker, .. Baker, Henry, [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions) At 3 libraries.   The review was of a translation of Henry Baker’s book, An Attempt towards a Natural History of the Polype (), “Essai sur l’histoire naturelle du polype insecte par M. Henry Baker de la Societé Royale de Londres &c.,” Mercure de France, 48 (January, ), – Google ScholarAuthor: Kevin Lambert.

    "Baker, Henry (–), natural philosopher and teacher of deaf people" published on by Oxford University Press. The Natural History of the Hydra, or Fresh Water Polype. p. CHAP. VIII. Of the Animalcula Infusoria. p. CHAP. IX. On the Organization or Construction of Timber, as viewed by the Microscope. p. CHAP. X. Of the Crystallization of Salts, as seen by the Microscope; together with a concise List of Objects. p. CHAP. XI.

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Full text of "An attempt towards a natural history of the polype: in a letter to Martin Folkes" See other formats. Polype synonyms, Polype pronunciation, Polype translation, English dictionary definition of Polype.

See Polyp as well as a second account of polyp experiments by Royal Society scientists Martin Folkes and Henry Baker titled An Attempt towards a Natural History of the Polype.

Hope F ; The Microscope Made Easy (London, ); An Attempt towards a Natural History of the Polype in a Letter to Martin Folkes (London, ); and Employment for the Microscope (London, ), Some tewenty papers were published between and in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

The following are manuscript materials. Yet science is at best a peripheral target, here and in his subsequent parodies, an Attempt Towards a Natural History of the Hanover Rat (), of unproven but near-certain attribution to Fielding; (21) and, a Lilliputian debate between virtuoso ants, published in.

Baker, Henry. An Attempt towards a Natural History of The Polype: In a Letter to Martin Folkes, Esq. Dodsley, London First Edition. Octavo; Frontispiece, [3],[4]. Without the final advert leaf, ocassional blemish, but a VG attarctive copy.

Biography. Demours was born in Marseille; his father was a is not to be confused with his son, Antoine-Pierre Demours (–), also a renowned eye specialist and author. He studied medicine in Avignon then Paris.

He became a doctor in Avignon then went back to Paris for further study. Duverney chose him as his assistant. At Duverney's death () Pierre Chirac chose. Author of An attempt towards a natural history of the polype, Original poems: serious and humourous, Of microscopes, and the discoveries made thereby, Original poems, Medulla poetarum romanorum, The most beautiful and instructive passages of the Roman poets., Employment for the Microscope.

In Two Parts: Likewise a Description of the Microscope Used in., Employment for the. (obsolete) An octopus or similar marine organism, such as a cuttlefish or squid. Henry Baker, An Attempt Towards a Natural History of the Polype: Describing also what he calls the Preke or Poulps, Polypus.

'Tis, he says, a naked Fish, having eight Fingers or Arms, spread out almost like the Rays of a Star-Fish, and the Mouth in a Manner in the. Description: viii, p.: plates.

; 17 cm. Language: French Notes: Translation of An attempt towards a natural history of the polype: in a letter to Martin Folkes. NLM ID: R[Book]. Baker latched onto the specimens that were sent to the Royal Society in London; he received the first one in the spring ofand by November, he had a page book ready for the press, An Attempt towards a Natural History of the Polype, and it beat Trembley’s own book into print by a full year.

Baker gave Trembley credit for the. Baker, Henry An attempt towards a natural history of the polype (). Calf reback, raised bands, lettered on a morocco label, gilt lines and centres, £ Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution Letterbook ().

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Henry Baker. 10 Sep Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Essai Sur L'Histoire Naturelle Du Polype, Insecte () Henry Baker. 10 Sep Hardback. US$ Add. Media in category " in science" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Chelucci - Institutiones arithmeticae cum appendice de natura, atque usu logarithmorum, - Category combines topics:science.

Abstract. This chapter investigates the practice of employing epigraphs in eighteenth-century natural history books. It examines, quantitatively and qualitatively, the significance of these very special parts of text, which are elements of both paratext and intertextuality, and which are very widespread in every kind of literature during the : Stéphane Schmitt.Henry Baker (8 May – 25 November ) was a British naturalist.

He was born in Chancery Lane, London, 8 Maythe son of William Baker, a clerk in chancery. In his fifteenth year he was apprenticed to John Parker, a bookseller. At the close of his indentures inBaker went on a visit to John Forster, a relative, who had a deaf Awards: () Copley gold medal.separately in London,as An Attempt Towards a Natural History of the Polype.

It includes observations of the habits of freshwater polyps and various experiments performed on them. Baker () was one of several fellows of the Royal Society who became interested in polyps after Trembley’s experiments were published.

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