INDEX TESTACEOLOGICUS, AN ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF BRITISH AND FOREIGN SHELLS
Illustrated by W. Wood
Published by Willis And Sotheran. 1st thus. 1856
Very good condition. Containing about 2800 figures accurately coloured after nature. A New and Entirely revised edition with ancient and modern appellations, synonyms, localities, etc, etc. Three-quarter green leather binding with marbled paper boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt title and decorative tooling. 46 exquisite handcoloured plates. Top edge gilt.
Leather spine & corners a little scuffed and worn. Marbled boards scuffed, rubbed at edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint only just starting to crack (very minor). A few scattered foxspots. All plates present. A lovely copy.
Stock no. 1821230