1827 Captain Thomas Brown Conchology Great Britain & Ireland Shell Prints

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Heart Chama Shell
CTB1 $115
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55
Title Page
CTB1A
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Heart Chama Shell
CTB2 $95
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45
Abalone Shells
CTB37 $115
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55
Venus Shells
CTB5 $125
Sale Price: $59
Heart Cockle Shells
CTB8 $115
Sale Price: $
55
Purpura, Buccinum Shells
CTB9 $115
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55
Heart Cockle Shells
CTB10 $95
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45
Murex, Fusus Shells
CTB11 $115
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55
Anatina Shells
CTB18 $95
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45
Modiola Shells
CTB17 $95
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45
Soft Shell Clam Shells
CTB20 $95
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45
Pholas Shells
CTB21 $85
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40
Solen Shells
CTB28 $85
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40
Pholas Shells
CTB23 $75
Sale Price: $35
Venus Shells
CTB24 $115
Sale Price: $
55
Arc Shells
CTB25 $95
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45
Anomia Shells
CTB26 $75
Sale Price: $35
Trochus Shells
CTB30 $85
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40
Volvaria Shells
CTB31 $85
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40
Patella Shells
CTB27 $85
Sale Price: $
40
Cyclas Shells
CTB33 $75
Sale Price: $35
Tellina Shells
CTB34 $95
Sale Price: $
45
Natica Shells
CTB35 $75
Sale Price: $35
Lutea Shells
CTB39 $65
Sale Price: $30
Balanus Shells
CTB40 $55
Sale Price: $25
Tellimya Shells
CTB36 $65
Sale Price: $30

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1827 Captain Thomas Brown Conchology Great Britain & Ireland Shell Prints

We are pleased to offer these beautiful, originally hand-colored illustrations from this scarce first edition work, dated 1827, and published by W. H. Lizars, engraver, D. Lizars, bookseller; London S. Highley, bookseller. FIRST EDITION 1827. 4to, approximately 335 x 255 mm, 13 x 10 inches, 53 HAND COLOURED PLATES OF SHELLS, most with.

Captain Brown was a well-known natural history scientist who held many memberships in scientific organizations in 19th century England including the Royal Physical Society, the Wernerian Natural History Society, and the Manchester Geological and Natural History Societies. He traveled extensively and drew his subjects from live specimens he found on his travels.

The prints are ORIGINAL hand colored engravings from 1827 on high quality wove paper with strong plate marks, some with a J. Whatman, 1826 watermark. Each print measures approximately 10 inches wide by 13 inches long. The condition of the plates is excellent, with the paper being slightly creamy. A copy of the title page will be included with each print.


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