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[NATURAL HISTORY] A Manual of the Mollusca, 2 copies, 1866 & 1890

Together with 3 other 19th Century Conchology books

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Woodward, Samuel Pickworth, 1821-1865, and Ralph Tate. A Manual of the Mollusca: a Treatise On Recent And Fossil Shells. 2nd ed., with an appendix of recent and fossil conchological discoveries, by Ralph Tate...Illustrated by A.N. Waterhouse and Joseph Wilson Lowry. London: Virtue Bros.& Co., 1866. 3/4 leather, worn binding; illustrated;  542 p., + catalog.  Second copy, reprint of fourth edition, London: Crosby Lookwood and Son, 1890; green cloth, spine loose and split.

Samuel Pickworth Woodward, 1821–65: Naturalist. Subcurator, Geological Society of London, 1839–45. Professor of botany and natural history at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 1845–7. First-class assistant in the department of geology and mineralogy, British Museum, 1848–65. Awarded an honorary PhD by the University of Göttingen, 1864. Source: Univ. of Cambridge Darwin Project.



  • Binding Condition: Worn
  • Overall Condition: Acceptable
  • Size: Approx. 19 sm.
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