Lot 162
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Malacostraca podophthalmata britanniae... London, Meredith, 1815; B. Quaritch, 1875. In-4, long-grain bronze wedged half-maroquin, hindquarter, ornamented ribbed back, gilt head. Illustrated book of 54 watercoloured shellfish plates, some double-page, by James Sowerby and G.B. Sowerby. It appeared in 19 issues, the blue paper covers of which were bound at the end of the volume. Parts 1 to 17 appeared in 1815-1820, with 47 plates; parts 18 and 19 were published in 1875 with 7 plates. Some freckles
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