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Author: Wodarch, Charles edited by J.Mawe (1764-1829) Title: WODARCH'S INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CONCHOLOGY Describing The Orders, Genera, and Species Of Shells : With Observations On The Nature And Properties Of The Animals ; And Directions For Collecting, Preserving, And Cleaning Shells.
Description: London, Longman Hurst Rees Orme & Brown and J.Mawe 3rd edition with considerable additions & alterations 1825 hand colored frontisplate + 6 hand colored plates . Octavo half roan spine gilt titled & ruled [head of spine damaged for 1cm/edges & tips worn/slight chipping to the paper sides although text readable] xiiipp =[frontis. +title +explanation of title +contents +glossary] +[1p=blank] +[17-140pp +6 plates and [6pp=explanation of the plates] *Divided into univalve and bivalves and found on land, in rivers and the sea. Arranged for the collector with directions for cleaning and arranging them systematically. A clean tight copy with minimal foxing and minor signs of use. 1st edition published in 1822, this 3rd edition includes additional plates.
Keywords: shells collecting classification
Price: GBP 350.00 = appr. US$ 499.79 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V75212
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