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Exotic conchology

William Swainson

Exotic conchology

or, figures and descriptions of rare, beautiful or undescribed shells.

by William Swainson

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Published by D. Van Nostrand Co. Inc. in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of ed. originally published London, Henry G. Bohn, 1841; with reproductions of excerpts from 1st and 2nd issues, London, 1821-1835.

SeriesReproduction series -- No.1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18651883M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swainson, William, Exotic conchology. London: H.G. Bohn, (OCoLC) Document Type. Conchology is the study of shells, viewed and described as to what they are either in themselves, or in relation to the soft, inarticulate animals which produce them, and of which they form a part. These animals are called Mollusca, and perhaps the best general description of them will be found in De Blainville's "Manuel de Malacologie et de.

The 'Exotic Conchology' plates were issued in (first edition); the first three-volume version of 'Zoological Illustrations' in , and 'The Birds of Brazil', in five parts, in " (Sheila Natusch for DNB online). S. Peter Dance Shell Collecting, , p. The very rare book, Exotic Conchology, published in London in with 48 hand coloured plates of different sea shells will be one of the features at Author: Bridie Jabour.

The Conchologists: Searching for Seashells in 19th Century America. We also have a book on conchology owned by Thomas Jefferson () that was part of the collection sold to the Library of Congress in , Elements of Conchology, or, Exotic Conchology. pl. Author: Jennifer Harbster.   A Conchological Manual. require a book of reference, containing a general outline of what has been done by those who have trodden the same path before them. It has been thought advisable, for general convenience, to arrange the principal part of the information in alphabetical order: adding tables of the systems of Lamarck and De Blainville.


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