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Book Description

First edition, 4to (310 x 225 mm), vii, [1], 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.
Dealer Notes
A wide margin copy with the plates clean and beautifully hand-coloured.
Author BROOKES (Samuel)
Date 1815
Publisher London: Printed for John and Arthur Arch,

Price: £750.00

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