Medical Zoology and Mineralogy, or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine, and of the Preparations Derived from Them: Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral Poisons (Classic Reprint) #2020

Medical Zoology and Mineralogy, or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine, and of the Preparations Derived from Them: Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral Poisons (Classic Reprint) John Stephenson Medical Zoology and Mineralogy or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine and of the Preparations Derived from Them Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral Poisons Classic Reprint Excerpt from Medical Zoology and Mineralogy or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine and of the Preparations Derived From Them Including Also an Account of

  • Title: Medical Zoology and Mineralogy, or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine, and of the Preparations Derived from Them: Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral Poisons (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: John Stephenson
  • ISBN: 9780266593690
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Medical Zoology and Mineralogy, or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine, and of the Preparations Derived from Them: Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral Poisons (Classic Reprint) John Stephenson Excerpt from Medical Zoology and Mineralogy, or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine, and of the Preparations Derived From Them Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral PoisonsThe esh is eaten by the natives notwithstanding its strong avour of musk, and the skins are manufactured into bonnets and winter dresses, by the TExcerpt from Medical Zoology and Mineralogy, or Illustrations and Descriptions of the Animals and Minerals Employed in Medicine, and of the Preparations Derived From Them Including Also an Account of Animal and Mineral PoisonsThe esh is eaten by the natives notwithstanding its strong avour of musk, and the skins are manufactured into bonnets and winter dresses, by the Tungusians and the Russians but the animal is chie y hunted for the sake of the perfume It is chie y in the rutting season that the bag of the animal becomes filled with musk, when it diffuses a very strong and penetrating odour At that period, irritated by its abundance, the creature rubs itself against rocks and trees, and thus occasionally ruptures the bag, and the musk escapes from it The musk thus ejected is carefully gathered, from the places where it occurs, as it possesses in a very eminent degree, all the peculiar qualities of the musk that which is taken from the bag, not being always mature.According to Tavernier, the best and greatest quantity of musk comes from the kingdom of Bontan, whence it is carried for sale to Patna, in Bengal After killing the animal, the peasants cut off the bag, which is about the size of a pigeon s egg, and is situ ated nearer the organs of generation than the navel As soon as the bag is cut away, a small hollow reed is inserted into it, that the musk may not suffer, which it would be apt to do from want of air, and the whole is tied round with a sinew of the animal.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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