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The ocean and its inhabitants with their uses to man

Date: c 1840
Dimensions:
Overall: 209 x 170 x 14 mm
Medium: Ink on paper, cloth
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Book
Object No: 00031813
Place Manufactured:Holborn

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    Children's book titled 'The Ocean and its Inhabitants, with their uses to Man'. Eight chapters each illustrated with a coloured engraving: The Turtle, Coral and Pearl; The Fishmonger; The Sperm Whale; The Common Whale; Shell fish; Shells; The Seal. The preface records the author's intention regarding the book 'The author...concieves that a taste for Natural History may and ought to be awakened in children at an early age'.
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