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LACEPEDE, Histoire Naturelle des Poissons, 5 vols. in 6, 116 plates-Cetacées, 1 vol. 14 plates -together 7 vols. 4to. bds. uncut, £4. 4s Paris, 1798-1804 LAMARCK, Histoire Naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, 7 vols. 8vo. calf, very neat, £3. Paris, 1815-22 LAMARCK'S Arrangement of Testacea, (An Epitome of) by Charles Dubois, 12mo. bds. 5s 1824
LAMARCK'S Conchology, containing a complete | LISTERI HISTORIA SIVE SYNOPSIS METHODICA CON
Translation of his Descriptions of both the recent and Fossil Genera, illustrated by 22 highly-finished Lithographic Plates, comprising nearly 400 accurate Figures of Shells drawn by J. Mawe, edited by EDMUND A. CROUCH, F.L.S., roy. 4to. (pub. at £1. 11s 6d) in extra cloth bds. 10s 6d 1827 the same, WITH THE PLATES BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED, (pub. at £3. 3s) elegantly bound in gilt cloth, £1. 11s 6d
"This work will be found admirably adapted for the purpose for which it is intended, viz. to introduce to the student the improved system of Conchology, founded by the celebrated French naturalist Lamarck, which is done in a clear and concise manner, by giving a short adequate description of the various classes, orders, families, and genera, composing the system; accompanied with illustrations of characteristic and generally well known species, drawn from nature. We can strongly recommend it to the attention of all those who feel interested in this department of natural history. The plates, twenty-two in number, are thickly though not confusedly studded with figures-indeed, considerable taste is displayed in their arrangement; they are beautifully coloured, and have more the appearance of highly-finished drawings than merely tinted engravings, and on the whole, it reflects great credit upon the artist-anthor." Literary Gazette. LAMARCK, Memoires des Fossiles des Environs de Paris, 4to. (284 pages, without title, being a portion of the Annales du Museum) bds. 7s 6d Paris, 1802 LAMOUROUX (J. V. F.) Histoire des Polypiers Coralligènes Flexibles, vulgairement nommé Zoophytes, 8vo. with 19 plates, bds. 14s
Caen, 1816 LAMOUROUX'S Corallina, or a Classical Arrangement of Flexible Coralline Polypidoms, 8vo. 19 plates, bds. 10s 6d 1824 LAMOUROUX Exposition Méthodique des Genres de l'Ordre des Polypiers, 4to. 84 plates, calf extra, marb. edges, £2. 5s Paris, 1821 LEA'S (Isaac) Observations on the Genus Unio, Vol. II. 4to. with 24 beautifully coloured plates of shells, bds. 18s Philadelphia, 1838 LEACH, Malacostraca Podophthalma Britanniæ ; or a Monograph of the British Crabs, Lobsters, Prawns, and other Crustacea, with pedunculated Eyes, 17 parts, 4to. complete, coloured plates, (pub. at £6. 7s 6d) £4. 4s 1817-20
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CHYLIORUM, recensuit et Indice locupletissimo instruxit L. W. Dillwyn, 2 vols. folio, 108 plates, russia, neat, (the Index half bound russia, uniform,) £6. 16s 6d Oxon. Typ. Clar. 1770-1823 To a Conchologist, this is a very interesting copy, having many references and remarks in the beautiful handwriting of Dr. Goodall, the late Provost of Eton. LUIDII (E.) Lithophylacii Britannici Ichnographia, sive Lapidum aliorumque, Fossilium Britannicorum singulari figura insignium, Distributio classica, edidit Huddesford, 8vo. 25 plates, best edition, fine copy in calf, scarce, 9s Oxon. 1760 LYELL'S Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former Changes of the Earth's Surface, 3 vols. 8vo. 3 plates and wood-cuts, bds. £1. 10s 1830-33 the same, 3 vols. 12mo. sixth edition, bds. £1. Is 1840 LYELL'S Elements of Geology, for the use of Beginners, 12mo. 300 wood-cuts, bds. 6s 1838 the same, second edition, enlarged, 2 vols. 12mo. woodcuts, bds. 16s MACCULLOCH'S (Dr. John) Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, including the Isle of Man, comprising an Account of their Geological Structure, with Remarks on their Agriculture, Scenery, and Antiquities, 2 vols. 8vo. and 4to. atlas of 43 maps and plates with explanations, (pub. at £3. 3s) hds. scarce, £2. 5s 1819
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MANTELL'S Geology of the South East of England, 8vo. 75 plates, boards, 18s MANTELL'S (Dr. Gideon) Wonders of Geology, or a Familiar Exposition of Geological Phenomena, 4th edition, illustrated by a beautiful frontispiece by John Martin, coloured plates, and upwards of 150 wood-cuts, 2 vols. fcap. 8vo. (pub. at 18s) extra cloth bds. 14s 1840
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"For the proficient in this branch of knowledge Dr. Mantell's work provides an accurate and complete hand-book wherein the chief points of the science are classified and laid down; and for the general reader the style of the book is so agreeable, the explanation so clear, and, above all, the subjects so extraordinarily interesting, that he cannot do better than purchase and study it, we cannot, we think, do him a greater service than most earnestly to recommend him to read it."-Times.
"The WONDERS OF GEOLOGY,' by Dr. Mantell, present the substance of the Geological Lectures delivered by him at Brighton. It contains, indeed, the principal WONDERS of the science; but it would be great injustice to consider it as a mere collection of mirabilia. It embraces a regular system of Geology, exhibiting its leading facts, and clearly elucidating its philosophy; the latter being the great object of the work. In point of science it is precise, accurate, condensed, and commendative in proof, conducting the pupil forward by a series of steps, grateful in the progress, and conclusive in the result; no important facts are omitted, and none are unduly expounded. The style is lucid and flowing, but simple and elevated, while the figures render every thing intelligible even to the unscientific reader. The introduction which precedes, and the retrospect which closes each lecture, afford an admirable summary both of facts and doctrine; and are distinguished for graphic power, eloqnent diction, and comprehensive views. The greatest excellence of Dr. Mantell's work, however, is that it forms an excellent pioneer and conductor for the pupil attending a course of lectures; and even for the private student, who has to work his way without a guide. In both these respects it is superior to any book with which we are acquainted: it is a work of delightful entertainment, as well as of instruction."Medical Journal of Science.
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MANTELL'S (DR. GIDEON) THOHGHTS ON A PEBBLE, or a First Lesson in Geology, sixth edition, square 12mo. coloured plates, gilt cloth, 2$ 1842
DR. MANTELL'S NEW WORK. In the Press, and speedily will be published, in two volumes, fcap. 8vo. uniform with the WONDERS OF GEOLOGY, by the same author,
THE MEDALS OF CREATION; or, FIRST LES
SONS IN GEOLOGY, and in the STUDY of ORGANIC
This work is intended to supply, what has long been felt as a desideratum, an easy introduction to the study of Fossils. It will comprise Fossil Botany and Zoology, with simple directions for the collection, developement, and microscopical examination of Organic Remains; and Narratives of Geological Excursions to various places in England, in illustration of the mode of investigating geological phenomena, and of collecting specimens; namely, to the Isle of Sheppey, Brighton, Lewes, Tilgate Forest, Faringdon, Swindon, Calne, Bath, Bristol, Matlock, Crich Hil, &c.
MARSILLI (Louis Ferd. Comte de) Histoire Physique de la Mer, folio, with 40 fine coloured plates of Corallines, and other Marine productions, also a duplicate set of plates uncoloured, remarkably fine copy, in old french morocco, gilt edges, £1. 18s Amst. 1725 MARTIN'S (W.) Figures and Descriptions of Petrifactions collected in Derbyshire, 4to. 52 coloured plates, boards, £1. 11s 6d Wigan, 1809 the same, 4to. calf extra, marbled edges,
£1. 16s MARTINI und CHEMNITZ, Neues Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet, 11 vols. 4to. 406 finely coloured plates of Shells, hf. bd. calf gilt, marbled edges; including the printed Index; also an additional Index in Manuscript, arranged after Gmelin's Linnæus-together 12 vols. fine original set, £22. Nürnberg, 1769.95
This is the grandest work on Conchology ever produced in Germany; it was published at 210 rix dollars, and is now considered very scarce. The present is a very fine original set, coloured during the lifetime of the authors.
MARTYN'S UNIVERSAL CONCHOLOGIST, exhibiting the Figure of every known Shell, many of them nondescript, from the South Seas, all accurately drawn, and painted after Nature; with a new systematic Arrangement (in English and French,) 4 vols. atlas 4to. 161 plates, comprising 322 figures of Shells most exquisitely coloured by the author himself, very fine copy, lately from the choice collection of Mr. Gray of Harringay Park, and formerly from the Collection of Sir Wm. Hamilton, 4 vols. atlas 4to. 161 plutes, exquisitely coloured, and mounted on stout blue paper, neatly bound, £18. 18s
Complete copies of this beautiful work are of the Sir Joseph Banks could never obtain more than about half the work. The present choice copy is accompanied by a very interesting autograph letter of the author to Sir William Hamilton, for whom, it appears, this copy was expressly coloured, by Martyn himself, as a permanent evidence of the perfection and extent of his Conchological labours.
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These make very fine drawing room volumes, there being nothing so beautiful in Conchology. MEIDINGER, Icones Piscium Austria Indigenorum, folio, with 40 coloured plates, hf. bd. uncut, scarce, £2. 2s Vienna, 1785-90 MEYER (Herm.) die Fossilen Zähne und Knochen, und ihre Ablagerung in Bayern, 4to. 14 plates, of fossil teeth and bones, sewed, 10s 6d
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