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Phocaena, or, The anatomy of a porpess

Edward Tyson

Phocaena, or, The anatomy of a porpess

dissected at Gresham Colledge, with a preliminary discourse concerning anatomy and natural history of animals

by Edward Tyson

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Published by denuo imprimi curavit G. Pilleri, (Hirnanatomisches Institut der Universität) in Bernae .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Porpoises -- Anatomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of: London : Printed for Benj. Tooke ... 1680.

    StatementEdward Tyson.
    SeriesInvestigations on Cetacea / edited by G. Pilleri ; v. 10, suppl
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65 p., (2) leaves of fold. plates :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20385775M

    Phocaena; or, The anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a praeliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals by Edward Tyson ().   [4] Edward Tyson, Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess, Dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a Praeliminary Discourse concerning Anatomy, and a Natural History of Animals (London: Printed for Benj. Tooke at the Ship in St. Paul’s Churchyard, ): 6. [5] Tyson, Phocaena, 3 [6] Ibid, 7.

    The harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is one of the smallest and most common cetaceans. Harbor porpoises weigh between kg (lbs) and are usually m (ft) long. They are found in northern temperate to sub-arctic waters most often in shallower bays or near shore. Like all porpoi. Phocaena, or the anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham College: with a preliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals E Tyson Tyson E.

    Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess, dissected at Greshame Colledge; with a Praeliminary Discourse concerning Anatomy, and a Natural History of animals. London: Benjamin Tooke. London: Benjamin Tooke. A Critical Review of the Orthography of Dr. Webster's Series of Books for by Lyman Cobb () "In the quarto, "The Anatomy of a porpess. Lond. , 4to. The Anatomy of an Opossum. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh () "The lesser is called Phocaena, a porpess" (" History of Fife and Kinross," new ed., , p.


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Phocæna, or, The anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a præliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals. by Tyson, Edward,; Gresham College. Phocæna, or, The anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a præliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals Title Variants: Alternative: Anatomy of a porpess Alternative: Phocaena By.

Tyson. Phocaena; or, The anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Phocaena with a praeliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals. Phocæna, or the anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a præliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals by Tyson, Edward, Phocæna, or the anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a præliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals / By.

Tyson, Edward, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a praeliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals.

London: printed for Benjamin Tooke, 4° ( x mm). Errata slip pasted onto verso of C2. 2 folding etched plates after Robert Hooke. 20th-century calf, tooled in blind, lettered in gilt. Edward Tyson's pamphlet Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess is conventionally acknowledged as a founding text of comparative anatomy in England, or because of the acuity of its insights as confirmed by later developments in zoology and thus its contribution to the early history of a discipline.

1 Because judgements like these value the natural-philosophical. His first major publication, Phocaena, or, The anatomy of a porpess dissected at Gresham College (), looked at the porpoise as a transitional structure between fish and land animals, and stressed the importance of comparative anatomy for medicine.

Beyond his medical duties and publications (both of which were significant and extensive) he had a deep interest in comparative anatomy, an area of scientific investigation in which he is one of the leading early protagonists.

In he had already outlined this interest in ' Phocaena or the Anatomy of the Porpess ' in which he not only systematically described. InTyson studied a porpoise and established that it is a noted that the convoluted structures of the brains were closer to those of land quadrupeds than those of fish.

Inhe dissected a chimpanzee on display at the London docks, and as a result wrote a book, Orang-Outang, sive Homo Sylvestris: or, the Anatomy of a Pygmie Compared with that of a.

Study of a porpoise, with details of its anatomy, based upon the dissection of the cetacean. This commenced at Garraway’s coffee-house and concluded at Gresham College in London, the first home of the Royal Society.

The mammal was most likely the Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena. Six figures in total, numberedvariously in Arabic and Roman numerals on the.

Cuvier's Leçons d'Anatomie Comparée (–) and Owen's On the Anatomy and Physiology of Vertebrates (–) still rank among the greatest comparative works of all time, and Buffon's Histoire Naturelle (–) remains to me the unsurpassed tour‐de‐force of attempts to convey the entirety of the natural g: Phocaena.

Imprint Sources T his The anatomy of a pygmy, tp=By Edward Tyson Phocaena, or the anatomy of a porpess dissected at Gresham college: with a*. - The anatomy of a pygmy compared with that of a monkey an ape and a man.

- Study of a porpoise skeleton, with details of its anatomy, based upon the dissection of the cetacean. This commenced at Garraway's coffee-house and concluded at Gresham College in London, the first home of the Royal Society. The mammal was most likely the Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena.

Figure 5 The larynx and surrounding cartilage. Figure 6 Internal organs including stomachs, duodenum, pancreas and spleen. Plate 1 from pamphlet Phocaena, or the anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a praeliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals, by Edward Tyson (Benjamin Tooke, London, ).

In Phocaena, or, The anatomy of a porpess dissected at Gresham Colledge, with a preliminary discourse concerning anatomy and natural history of animals (), he noted that ".

Title(s): Phocaena; or, The anatomy of a porpess, dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a praeliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, Benj.

Tooke, Carigueya, seu marsupiale Americanum, or, The anatomy of an opossum dissected at Gresham College: Ephemeri vita. Orang-outang: A philological essay concerning the pygmies of the ancients. Phocæna, or The anatomy of a porpess dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a præliminary discourse concerning anatomy, and a natural history of animals.

Tyson, Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess, Dissected at Gresham Colledge: with a Preliminary Discourse Concerning Anatomy, and a Natural History of Animals (Printed for Benjamin Tooke at the Ship in St.

Paul's Churchyard, London, ), pp. Ommanney, Discovery Rep. 5, (); R. Walmsley, Contrib. Embryol.A. This is clearly stated in the Preliminary Discourse to Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess () Google Scholar. Hooke's Micrographia: or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.

With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon was published in. Anatome Phocaenae/Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess (LondiniRezension) 9; Blasius, Gerhardus: Anatome animalium (AmstelodamiRezension) 11; Ammianus Marcellinus (Valesius, Henricus (ed.)) Rerum gestarum, qui de XXXI supersunt, libri XVIII.

(ParisiisRezension) 13; Muntingius, Abrahamus.He was a leader in comparative anatomy: Phocaena, or the Anatomy of a Porpess,which contains an extensive discussion of his idea of a natural history of animals based on comparative anatomy.

Later he added an anatomy of a rattlesnake and of some other animals. He contributed two descriptions of fish to Willoughby's History of Fishes,   Phocæna, or, The anatomy of a porpess, external scan Orang-outang, sive homo sylvestris: or, The anatomy of a pygmie compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man.

To which is added, A philological essay concerning the pygmies, the cynocephali, the satyrs, and sphinges of the ancients.