SOWERBY, George Brettingham.

Illustrated index of British shells

Stock Code
100224
Illustrated index of British shells

London, Simpkin, Marshall and Co and the Author. 1859.
£650
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.
 
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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.   Stock ID: 100224

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