The feejee mermaid and other essays in natural and unnatural history
Jan Bondeson (Author)
Bondeson investigates basilisks, vegetable lambs, intelligent pigs and other oddities
Print Book, English, 1999
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 1999
xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780801436093, 9780801479472, 0801436095, 0801479479
The dancing horse; lament of the learned pig; the Feejee Mermaid; obituary of an elephant; Jumbo, king of elephants; animals on trial; the riddle of the basilisk; spontaneous generation; odd showers; toad in the hole.