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Forbes, Edward; Hanley, Sylvanus
A History of British Mollusca, and Their Shells. 4 volume set
London: Jan Van Voorst, 1853. London: Jan Van Voorst. Covers worn and detached in volumes I and IV. with part of outer spines torn with some loss. Text blocks firm. Some light foxing but overall illustrations bright. Ex.-lib. 1853. First Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 270mm x 170mm (11" x 7"). 486pp, + plates; 557pp; 616pp; 301pp, + plates. Hand coloured tissue guarded plates in volumes I and IV. by J. de Carle Sowerby and G.B. Sowerby. Volume I: Including the Tunicata, and the Families of Lamelli-Branchiata as far as Cyprinidae. Volume II: Including the remaining Families of Bivalves, the Pteropoda, and the Gasteropoda as far as Ianthinidae. Volume III: Including the Families of Gasteropoda from Neritidae to Elysiadae. Volume IV: Pulmonifera and Cephalopoda. .
Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd [Alnwick, NORTH, United Kingdom]

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