The conchologist's first book, or, 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
Conchologist's first book
System of testaceous malacology
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Brown, Thomas, 1785-1862
, Conchologist's text-book.
Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 1805-1886
Philadelphia :Published for the author, by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell,1839.
The text is a close paraphrase of Captain Thomas Brown's The conchologist's text-book, first printed in Glasgow, 1833.
"Printed by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell"--Verso of t.p.
Plates signed: P.S. Duval, Lithr. Philadelphia.
Errata: at foot of p. 156.
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