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BEAUTIFUL RARE BOOK ON SHELLS WITH 47 PLATES
44 fine handcoloured PLATES
oder allgemeine und besondere Naturgeschichte der Muscheln und Schnecken
Krais & Hoffmann, 1855.
263 pages. Complete.
x 10.2 inches
47 (44 handcolored) lithographed plates.
Beautiful printed boards.
and in good overall condition. Some
foxing to the text.
Very light spotting to a few plates here and there.
The plates depict 726 species of shells and are beautifully hand colored.