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A HISTORY OF BRITISH MOLLUSCA, AND THEIR SHELLS (4 VOLUMES)

by Edward Forbes; Sylvanus Hanley

Published by John Van Voorst. 1st. 1853

Almost very good condition. Leather spines and corners. Maroon title blocks to spines, gilt titles. Marbled outer page edges and endpapers. 203 hand-coloured plates.

Bookplates of 'The Wheelton hind Collection 1920' to front pastedown of each book. Rear join at rear of Volume 1 (on outside); leather has split, but still holding together well. Some scuffs and chips of leather spines and corners. Foxing to prelims of books; some margin marks; page browning. Hand-coloured illustrations are still nice and bright.

Stock no. 2133307

 

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