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Index Testaceologicus: or a Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign, arranged according to the Linnean System: with the Latin and English Names, References to Authors, and Places where found: 2nd Ed. 2 Vols. - 2nd Vol., Supplement [1st Ed.];
London, printed for W. Wood (Supplement printed 1828). 1825 - HARDBACKS, gilt-embossed blue calf, ornate design on spine, covers and edges, raised bands on spine with gilt and blind-embossed designs, gilt lettering on spine label, supplement is in red paper-covered boards, marbled end-papers to Vol. I, pages: Vol. I, vii, 188, index and errata [ii], all edges of Vol. I marbled; Vol. II iv, [i], 59, coloured plates: Vol. I, 38 (containing 2300 figs.); Vol. II, 8 (containing 480 figs), 6 pages from Basteria, Vol. 36, No.2-5, 1972, S. P. Dance "On William Wood's General Conchology and Index Testaceologicus", loosely inserted, 8vo., Vol. I, 120mm x 190mm (4.75" x 7.5"); Vol. II, 135mm x 202mm (5.25" x 8"), Vol. I, covers slightly rubbed, small marks on front and back, former owner's small bookplate on front fixed end-paper, otherwise a very fine bright items. Vol. II, covers soiled and rubbed at margins, spine missing, light browning to title-page, inner hinges repaired, former owner's name on front fixed end-paper, otherwise a fine copy. This 1825 edition of Index Testaceologicus is often incorrectly referred to as the first edition (which was 1818), it is actually the second edition.
      [Bookseller: Baldwin's Scientific Books]
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