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British Conchology or an Account of the Mollusca Which Now Inhabit the British Isles and the Surrounding Seas - Volumes 1-5 Complete by John Gwyn Jeffreys - First Edition - 1862 - from Wadard Books PBFA (SKU: 15627)

British Conchology or an Account of the Mollusca Which Now Inhabit the British Isles and the Surrounding Seas - Volumes 1-5 Complete

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British Conchology or an Account of the Mollusca Which Now Inhabit the British Isles and the Surrounding Seas - Volumes 1-5 Complete

by John Gwyn Jeffreys

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London: John Van Voorst, 1862. Volumes one to five collated and complete. Each volume has a colour frontis plate and eight monotone plates. Volume five has in addition 102 supplementary plates in monotone. Publishers original cloth, rebacked with original spines relaid. Armorial bookplate of George Henry Parke to front pastedowns. This set is ex libris A.A.Allen with his informed and useful marginalia notes. A good set with provenance.. First Edition. Publishers Original Cloth. Very Good. 200x130mm.

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Bookseller
Wadard Books PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
15627
Title
British Conchology or an Account of the Mollusca Which Now Inhabit the British Isles and the Surrounding Seas - Volumes 1-5 Complete
Author
John Gwyn Jeffreys
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Van Voorst
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1862
Keywords
Conchology British Isles
Size
200x130mm

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The shop of Wadard Books is located in a listed 17th century timber framed building in the historic Kentish village of Farningham. The business is named after Wadard, one of Farningham's Domesday landlords, a henchman of Bishop Odo and featured on the Bayeaux tapestry.

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Cloth
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First Edition
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