The complete "Ark" section of the most important 19th-century shell iconography

Reeve, L. [A.]

Conchologia Iconica. Monograph of the genus Arca.

Published 1843
Item ID 53073

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London, Lovell Reeve, 1843-1844. 4to (28.0 x 23.0 cm). 17 finely hand-coloured lithographic plates with explanatory text leaves, and index. Later cloth with gilt title on the spine.

Early single monograph (one of the larger ones) of the rare and important Conchologia Iconica, written by Lovell Augustus Reeve (1814-1865) and continued after his death by G. B. Sowerby II, who also drew and engraved the plates for this part. Contains descriptions and illustrations of many new and little known species belonging to the Arcidae and closely related taxodont families. Plates nice - combining artistic quality with scientific accuracy - and clean. Caprotti II, p. 49 (213); Nissen ZBI, 3331. Petit, Zootaxa 1648.

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