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The conchologist's first book, or, A system of testaceous malacology, arranged expressly for the use of schools :
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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

Title Variants

Alternative: Conchologist's first book

Alternative: System of testaceous malacology

By

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

Brown, Thomas, 1785-1862 , Conchologist's text-book.
Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 1805-1886 , lithographer.

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Philadelphia :Published for the author, by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell,1839.

Notes

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.

Includes index.

Subjects

Mollusks

Call Number

QL405 .P74

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 06014935
OCLC: 920473

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16157

 

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