The conchologist's first book: a system of testaceous malacology, arranged expressly for the use of schools, in which the animals, according to Cuvier, are given with the shells, a great number of new species added, and the whole brought up, as accurately as possible, to the present condition of the science.
Poe, Edgar Allan,
Pub. for the Author, by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell,
2d ed. With illustrations of two hundred and fifteen shells ...
Stated by R.W. Griswold, in the International monthly magazine, Oct. 1850, to be a copy nearly verbatim, of the text-book of conchology by Captain Thomas Brown, printed in Glasgow in 1833.