The first edition of this popular work appeared in 1849, but there were other editions in the same year and many that followed. The author had previously written the highly respected A Manual of the British Alae, and Phycologia Britannica. The author describes in some detail all the natural objects one can find at the sea shore, marine animals, sea weeds, plants, including microscopic, etc, the work feeding the great interest in marine topics and collections of the British public, which resulted in the aquarium hobby developing in the latter part of the 18th century -- Abe books website.
Lion di he come ed his books : taining te Weeds : s CHAPTER IV . THE ROCKY SEA - SHORE : -MARINE ANIMALS . 1 Were we In the vegetation of the sea , nature has provided both shelter and food for an infinitude of animals . to speak of the ...
Author: William Henry Harvey
Category: Coastal animals