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New fresh water shells of the United States : with coloured illustrations, and a monograph of the genus anculotus of Say; also a synopsis of the American naiades / By T.A. Conrad, member of the Acad. of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

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Conrad, T. A (Timothy Abbott) 1803-1877  Search this
Say, Thomas 1787-1834  Search this
Conrad, T. A (Timothy Abbott) 1803-1877  Search this
Brown, Mannevillette Elihu Dearing 1810-1896  Search this
Dobson, Judah  Search this
Dorsey, E. G.  Search this
Former owner:
Dall, William Healey 1845-1927 DSI  Search this
Printer of plates:
Childs & Lehman  Search this
Physical description:
76, 8 pages, 9 leaves of plates : illustrations (lithographs) ; 20 cm
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United States
Main vol. published in 1834 consists of 76 pages and 8 plates. Appendix, dated Oct. 1835, consists of 8 pages and 1 plate; appendix entitled: Additions to, and corrections of, the Catalogue of species of American Naiades, with descriptions of new species and varieties of fresh water shells.
"E.G. Dorsey, printer."
Hand-colored plates variously signed: Childs & Lehman lith.; T.A. Conrad, del., Brown's lith.
Errata: at foot of page 76.
Includes index.
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SCNHRB has two copies, variants of each other.
SCNHRB copy 1 (39088013486170) imperfect: lacking plate no. 9 but with the 8-page appendix.
SCNHRB copy 1 has typed bibliographical note pasted on 2nd front free endpaper.
SCNHRB copy 1 has bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library. Stamped on 2nd front free endpaper & title page: Division of Mollusks Sectional Library.
SCNHRB copy 1 stamped on verso of title page: Smithsonian Library Jan 29 1958.
SCNHRB copy 1 in plain black leather, title in gilt on front cover and spine, gilt marbled endpapers.
SCNHRB copy 2 (39088000485615) has an additional title page, with imprint date: May 3, 1834. Without the 8-page appendix and plate no. 9.
SCNHRB copy 2 has bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; with property stamp on front free endpaper.
SCNHRB copy 2 stamped in red on 1st title page: Smithsonian Institution. Stamped in red at foot of page 76: May 25, 1861.
SCNHRB copy 2 bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
Mollusks  Search this
Anculosa  Search this
Freshwater mussels  Search this
Call number:
QL414 .C73 1834
QL414.C73 1834
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