Conchyliologie minéralogique de la Grande Bretagne


Conchyliologie minéralogique de la Grande Bretagne

Title Variants

Uniform: Mineral conchology of Great Britain


Sowerby, James, 1757-1822

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 , writer of introduction
Desor, E. (Edouard), 1811-1882 , translator
Nicolet, Hercule, , lithographer
Sonrel, Antoine , illustrator
Jent & Gassmann, , publisher




Published material

Publication info

Soleure, Jent & Gassmann, [1837-]1845


Translation of: The mineral conchology of Great Britain.

Issued in 20 parts between 1837 and 1845.

"Imprimerie de J. Gassmann, fils, a Soleure" --Verso of the half-title.

Some plates are signed: Lith. de Nicolet a Neuchatel; Sonrel in lap.

Volume 1 (texte) has [4], viii, [1], 10-682 pages; volume 2 (planches) has [4] pages, 403 leaves of plates (some folded).

Plates 13-16 are misnumbered as 9-12; plate 52 is misnumbered as 32; plate 203 is misnumbered as 202; and plates 379-403 are misnumbered as 371-395. Plates 176 & 177 are printed together on the same leaf; so are plates 198 & 199. In addition to plate 99, there are also three plates numbered 99a, 99b, and 99c. There is no plate numbered 288, which was omitted from the foliation sequence without loss of content.

Includes index.

Contents: volume 1. Texte. -- volume 2. Planches.

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration, | v. 1, entry 3919

Catalogue of the books, manuscripts, maps and drawings in the British Museum (Natural History), | page 1983


Great Britain , Mollusks, Fossil , Paleontology

BHL Collections

Unearthed! Smithsonian Libraries' Paleo Collection

Call Number

QL425.G7 S6514




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.144760
OCLC: 33147335


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