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Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de, 1744-1829.
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An epitome of Lamarck's arrangement of Testacea : being a free translation of that part of his works, De l'Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, with illustrative observations, and comparative and synoptic tables of the systems of Linnaeus and Lamarck / By Charles Dubois
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Half title page - Lamarck's conchology Epitome Lamarck's arrangement of Testacea.
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Soulsby no. 166

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Browne, and Green, and J. Mawe
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xxx, [1], 317, [3] p. ; 20 cm.
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General notes:
Printed by W. McDowall, Pemberton Row, Gough Square.
Errata: p. [1], before the Introduction.
Contents notes:
NHM ZOOLOGY (MOLLUSCA) - Stamped with 'Zool. Dept. Mollusca' and 'Z. D.'.
Title history:
According to W. Engelmann, "Bibliotheca Zoologica" (1846), Bd. 1, p. 457, this was first issued in 1823.
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With note:
NHM EARTH SCIENCES - Bound in at front and back are copies of J. Mawe's publisher's list of works on mineralogy and conchology and S. Mawe's sales list of ornamental works of art.
NHM ZOOLOGY (MOLLUSCA) - Bound in at back is a copy of a publishers' list: 'Valuable standard works printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, and J. Mawe'.
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Additional author(s):
Dubois, Charles,
Linné, Carl von,
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Additional title(s):
De l'Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres
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Index: p. [313]-317
By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London).
NHM ZOOLOGY (MOLLUSCA) - Pencil annotation on front flyleaf: 'Also with new title-page, dated 1828 + called "A new edition" C. D. S. [Charles Davies Sherborn] 28 Feb. 1917'.
NHM EARTH SCIENCES - The volume has been rebound.
NHM ZOOLOGY (MOLLUSCA) - Spine broken and binding brittle: needs repair.
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