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Platt, Joshua, fl 1764



  • Existence: fl 1764

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Joshua Platt: The Belemnite

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6457
Scope and Contents Written in the hand of Platt and one other, 32 folios: 'An attempt to account for the origin and the formation of the extraneous fossil commonly called the Belemnite', dedicated to George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, who died March 1764. The date 1765 at the foot of the title-page (fo. 1) is therefore added later, perhaps on the completion of the work. The second hand begins on fo. 14. On fos 29 and 30 are seventeen carefully drawn sectional illustrations of the belemnite, no. 1 being...
Dates: 1764-1765
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