Author Adams (Lionel Ernest). Book Code 48687 ISBN No ISBN Book Description Slightly shaken and used, hinges tender, foxing. Good only.
1880 1st edition. 8vo (125 x 190mm). Ppxxxii,208,x[plates]. B/w photographs of shells, b/w line illustrations. Black decorated brown cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover Published Date 1884 Publisher David Bogue. Place London.
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Details"Containing figures and descriptions of every species, an account of their habits and localities, hints on preserving and arranging, etc.; the names and descriptions of all the varieties and synoptical tables showing the differences of species hard to identify." This is a detailed description of species and sub-species, taxonomically arranged, with detailed notes on identification. Good hand-coloured plates. Still useful and a classic in its genre.