An Introduction to the Study of Conchology: Including Observations on the Linnaean Genera, and on the Arrangement of M. Lamarck; a Glossary, and a Table of English Names.
First edition, 4to (310 x 225 mm), vii, , 164pp., 9 fine hand-coloured engravings plates depicting 128 species of shells, 2 further engraved plates, 2 presentation inscriptions in ink on front-free endpaper, blank upper corner of final leaf repaired, marbled endpapers, contemporary diced russia, rubbed, rebacked, spine gilt.
A wide margin copy with the plates clean and beautifully hand-coloured.
Author BROOKES (Samuel)
Publisher London: Printed for John and Arthur Arch,