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ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF BRITISH SHELLS
Written by G.B. Sowerby. Illustrated by G.B. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1208607
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 2nd 1887. Almost very good condition.

Containing Figures Of All The Recent Species, With Names and Other Information. Habits and localities, range of depth of marine species and comparative abundance. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 26 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates depicting 668 species. Red cloth, gilt title to front cover, embossed decorative borders to covers. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn with small tear in cloth at base of spine. Covers darkened at edges and on spine. Front hinge cracked. Inscription in ink on verso of front endpaper. All plates present. One tissue guard detached. Foxing to tissue guards. Plates clean except for a very few which have minor foxing at the edges. A bright copy.

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ILLUSTRATED INDEX OF BRITISH SHELLS
Written by G.B. Sowerby. Illustrated by G.B. Sowerby.
Stock no. 1208605
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1859. Very good condition.

Containing Figures Of All The Recent Species, With Names and Other Information. Habits and localities, range of depth of marine species and comparative abundance. 24 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates depicting 600 species. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt borders to covers. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped. Covers scuffed. Small label to bottom of spine. Ex-lib but with just one small library stamp on title page and small date stamp on rear pastedown. A few pencil marking to front endpapers plus a mark from possible label removal. All plates present. Occasional small foxspots but overall contents are beautifully bright and clean.

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