[KINDLE] ❂ History of Quadrupeds 2 Volume Paperback Set ❆ Thomas Pennant – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Thomas Pennant 1726 98 was a keen geologist naturalist and antiuary Linnaeus supported his election to the Royal Swedish Society of Sciences in 1757 and in 1767 he became a Fellow of the Royal Society Thomas Pennant was a keen Quadrupeds 2 ePUB ↠ geologist naturalist and antiuary Linnaeus supported his election to the Royal Swedish Society of Sciences in and in he became a Fellow of the Royal Society His History of uadrupeds aimed to promote natural history among a wider readership originated in an informal index to John Ray's Synopsis of In his preface Pennant acknowledges the monumental Histoire naturelle by the Comte de Buffon as History of Epub / well as works by Klein Brisson and particularly the work of Linnaeus though Pennant strongly disagreed with Linnaueus's classification of primates as including humans with apes Pennant's two volume book beautifully illustrated with over engravings provides an overview of the state of zoological classification at the end of the eighteenth century Charles Darwin owned a copy and had it sent to him in South America during the Beagle voyage.
- 904 pages
- History of Quadrupeds 2 Volume Paperback Set
- Thomas Pennant
- 18 July 2016 Thomas Pennant