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BURROW, E[dward]. J[ohn]., Rev.. Elements of conchology, according to the linnaean system.

London. Printed for James Duncan, 1825. New edition.
8vo. xix, [1], 245pp, [3]. With 28 engraved plates. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, marked, and sunned. Occasional spotting.
Church of England clergyman Edward John Burrow's (1785-1861) introductory guide to the study of shells, first published in 1815. Commencing with an extensive explanation of nomenclature, the majority of the work is dedicated to definitions and descriptions of various genera, before concluding with a list of 'trivial names' and a catalogue of 'testaceological writers'.
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 18470