The Linnæan system of conchology : describing the orders, genera, and species of shells arranged into divisions and families : with a view to facilitate the student's attainment of the science

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Plates are signed E.A. Crouch Lithog., Printed by Rowney & Forster Frontispiece is unnumbered Plates with tissue guard sheets and are hand-colored Glossary: p. 201-207 Colophon: Printed by W. M'Dowall extracted picklist SCNHRB has three copies SCNHRB c. 1 (39088013485370) inscribed on 2nd front free endpaper: R.F. Forester SCNHRB c. 1 has the bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Bequest of S. Stillman Berry. Stamped on verso of 1st front free endpaper: S. Stillman Berry ... Redlands, California [ms. no.] 8.VII.1947 SCNHRB c. 1 is the gift of Clyde Roper SCNHRB c. 1 is bound in brown calf, blind and gilt rolls as borders of panels, title in gilt within red leather spine label, marbled endpapers SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013485412) has occasional ink ms. notes in text SCNHRB c. 2 has [1]-leaf of publisher's advertisements bound-in at end SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on verso of t.p.: Smithsonian Institution Office Library, Feb 26 1900 [ms. acc. no.] 16710 SCNHRB c. 2, measures 23 cm., quarter bound in red calf and acid-patterned boards, gilt-decorated spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers SCNHRB c. 2 & 3 have bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library SCNHRB c. 3 (39088013485453) inscribed in ink on original front free endpaper: To Anna Catharine Tennent (?) with her Aunt Isabella's best love ... 1847 SCNHRB c. 3 blind-embossed on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] c218899 [and] Dall Collection U.S. National Museum Division of Mollusks SCNHRB c. 3 has additional lithographic plate bound before pl. no. 32 SCNHRB c. 3 has [2], 4, 2, [2] p. of publisher's advertisements bound-in at end SCNHRB c. 3 bound in recent brown buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges
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