An Introduction To The Study Of Conchology:

BROOKES, SAMUEL.

£700.00

Publisher

Printed for John and Arthur Arch, 61, Cornhill, By Richard and Arthur Taylor, Shoe Lane.

Place

London

Date

1815

Synopsis

Including observations on the linnean genera, and on the arrangement of m. lamarck; a glossary, and a table of english names. illustrated with coloured plates. by samuel brookes, f.l.s.

Item Description

4to. 10.75 x 8.75. vii + [i] + 164 pp. Bound in half calf over original marbled boards; spine later rebacked with raised bands with contrasting maroon morocco title label, gilt. Extremities a little worn and scattered foxing throughout, the plates, however being in a clean condition; otherwise a very good copy. Bookplate. Illustrated by ii engraved plates, 9 of which are hand coloured. A study of the various families of molluscs, with a glossary of Latin terms, by Samuel Brookes, FLS (d.1838). It examines the taxonomic arrangements of the genera, by both Linnaeus and Lamarck (1744-1819, the great French naturalist and taxonomist, who made a study of invertebrate classification, including shells. Beautifully illustrated by hand coloured plates.

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