Category: Conchology


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Illustrated Index of British Shells, Containing Figures of All the Recent Species, with Names and Other Information

By: Sowerby, G. B. (1788 - 1854; British naturalist, illustrator, and conchologist).

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.,: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030522

Condition: Fair

xv pages, followed by 24 colored plates and related text leaves; Blind stamped cloth covers, with gilt stamped lettering; All edges gilded; Cloth covers are worn along edges and on spine covers; Lettering on top cover remains good; Many small penciled checks throughout contents and on plates, and occasional penciled marginalia; Plate I shows a couple of small chips on outside edge; Plates XI and XII show creases at upper outside corners, not affecting images; Contents and plates are otherwise in good condition, though with occasional very light smudges; Collated and complete. View more info

Manual of the Land and Fresh-Water Shells of the British Islands with Figures of Each of the Kinds

By: Turton, William (Revised and Enlarged By John Edward Gray)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1840

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 032235

Condition: Very Good

First printing of revised edition. 324 pages, plus 12 hand colored plates. Blind and gilt stamped dark green covers show light rubbing and bumped corners. Inked name and date on first blank page. Last two plates show light crease across leaf. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean. View more info