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.
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.
Nissen ZBI 3911.
Stock ID: 100224