Index Testaceologicus; or A Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign…. W. WOOD.
Index Testaceologicus; or A Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign…
Index Testaceologicus; or A Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign…

Index Testaceologicus; or A Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign…

London: for W. Wood, 1828.

Octavo, with 38 handcoloured engraved plates; contemporary cloth with paper label.

Comprehensive Linnaean Conchology

Wood's two manuals, this and his General Conchology, were the best-known conchological works to be arranged according to the Linnaean system.

Wood's two manuals, this and his General Conchology, were the best-known conchological works to be arranged according to the Linnaean system.

The exquisitely drawn and handcoloured plates depict some two thousand three hundred different shells, including nearly twenty Australian species and approximately forty species native to New Zealand. Second, revised edition.

Nissen, ZBI, 4459.

Price (AUD): $1,850.00

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