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Letter on paper and three plates with 12 figures.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Dr. Parsons to Martin Folkes, Esq; President of the Royal Society, containing the natural history of the rhinoceros'.

Read 9 June 1743.

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Ink on paper and three plates
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30 pages

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James Parsons

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James Parsons, Paper, 'Of the natural history of the rhinoceros' by James Parsons, 1743, L&P/1/198, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 April 2024

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