SOWERBY, George Brettingham.

Illustrated index of British shells

£650

Illustrated index of British shells

London, Simpkin, Marshall and Co and the Author. 1859.

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Illustrated index of British shells

Description

A beautiful example of this very attractive colour plate book on shells. Sowerby, a dealer as well as a conchologist, sold many specimens to the British Museum.

Description

First edition. Royal 8vo, xv pp, 24 hand coloured engraved plates, original red pebble-grained cloth, stamped in gilt and decoratively embossed covers, a fine example.

Bibliography

Nissen ZBI 3911.

 

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