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The common objects of the sea shore including hints for an aquarium by the Rev. J.G. Wood ; with coloured illustrations from designs by Sowerby

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Author:
Wood, J. G (John George) 1827-1889 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50064046 http://viaf.org/viaf/86857967/  Search this
Illustrator:
Sowerby, G. B (George Brettingham) 1812-1884 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n88669749 http://viaf.org/viaf/61879779/  Search this
Engraver:
Evans, Edmund 1826-1905 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81059993  Search this
Former owner:
Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman) 1887-1984 DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no95017355 http://viaf.org/viaf/42205068/  Search this
Donor:
Roper, Clyde F. E. 1937- ,- DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50048413  Search this
Publisher:
George Routledge and Sons http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81144562 http://viaf.org/viaf/22279835/  Search this
Printer:
Woodfall and Kinder http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr98031097 http://viaf.org/viaf/130615714/  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 204, [12] pages, [12] leaves of plates illustrations 17 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Date:
1857
Notes:
Half-title
Preface dated May, 1857
"A cheap edition of this book, with the plates plain, price 1s., is also published"--Verso of half-title
Plates are lettered A-N, omitting letters G and I
Wood engravings by E. Evans
Publisher's advertisements: on verso of title page and 12 pages at end
Includes indexes
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SCNHRB copy (39088006358865) has bookseller's stamp: Bertrand Smith ... Long Beach, California
SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Bequest of S. Stillman Berry. Stamped on front paste-down: S. Stillman Berry .. Redlands, California [in manuscript] 15.VII.1956,
SCNHRB copy the gift of Clyde Roper
SCNHRB copy in original orange cloth, gilt fillets with fleurons and vignette of shells within black border on front cover, blind-embossed publisher's device on back, decorated spine, gilt edges
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Topic:
Marine animals  Search this
Marine plants  Search this
Aquariums  Search this
Seashore biology  Search this
Call number:
QH91.16 .W66 1857
QH91.W87 1857
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_384418