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WOOD, W., and HANLEY, Sylvanus

Index Testaceologicus, an illustrated catalogue of British and foreign shells,

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containing about 2800 figures accurately coloured after nature by W. Wood, F.R.S., F.L.S. A new and entirely revised edition, with ancient and modern appellations, synonyms, localities, etc. by Sylvanus Hanley, B.A., F.L.S. London : Willis and Sotheran, 1856. Octavo, half crushed morocco over marbled boards (lightly rubbed), spine in compartments with gilt-lettering and shell ornamentation (headcap repaired), top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate for Sir Alfred Moloney, frontispiece, pp. xx; 234, 46 hand coloured engraved plates of shells, a very good copy.

A popular conchology manual which underwent a number of printings in the nineteenth century. Includes shells from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.