Faux, Gregory, 1726-1794
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"Nature display'd; being a short account of such particulars of natural history as was thought most proper to excite curiosity and form the minds of youths"
Compendium of natural history, physical sciences and technology compiled by Gregory Faux of Thetford, Norfolk, England in 1748 and intended for educational use. Illustrations are mainly of animals, but some of technology (ship's rigging, wine-press, methods of fishing, etc.) Some are copied or based on Pluche (sometimes apparently not illustrating text).