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Baron de Férussac

(Natural History; Mollusks) 1823 Monograph on Melanopsis

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Férussac, André-Etienne-Just-Pascal-Joseph-François d'Audebard. Monographie des espèces vivantes et fossiles du genre mélanopside, Melanopsis, et observations géologiques à leur sujet. Paris: Impr. de J. Tastu, 1823.

35 pages, 2 plates ; 26 x 21 cm.

Blue paper wrapper, owner’s name, holograph label.  Early circular stamp and Richard L. Johnson’s hand-stamped name on title. Bound in a burgundy cloth.

2 lithographs, each with multiple examples of shells.

Baron André Étienne Justin Pascal Joseph François d'Audebert de Férussac (30 December 1786 – 21 January 1836) was a French naturalist best known for his studies of molluscs.

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