Conchyliologie minéralogique de la Grande Bretagne
Uniform: Mineral conchology of Great Britain
Sowerby, James, 1757-1822
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873
, writer of introduction
Desor, E. (Edouard), 1811-1882
Jent & Gassmann,
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 , viii, , 10-682 pages; volume 2 (planches) has  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.
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
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