Wodarch’s Introduction to The Study of Conchology (Longman, &c., 1825) Charles Wodarch J. Mawe
Wodarch’s Introduction to The Study of Conchology: describing The Orders, Genera and Spieces of Shells: with Observations on the Nature and Properties of the Animals; and Directions for Collecting, Preserving, and Cleaning of Shells. Third Edition, With considerable Additions and Alterations, by J. Mawe
[Charles] Wodarch and J. Mawe
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne; and J. Mawe, 3rd edition 1825
Lithograph frontispiece and six engraved plates, all hand coloured.
Hardback – a later binding in green buckram with title to spine. 12pp publisher’s catalogue, xiii, 140pp plus frontispiece and 6 plates with descriptions. 8 x 5 inches approx. (207mm x 128mm).
Light wear to cloth, a little dusty. Pages foxed and stained throughout, especially preliminaries and last few, but generally clean; plates and facing pages showing offsetting and foxing, somewhat dusty; page edges tanned and grubby, with occasional short tear or small loss.
Overall, showing wear commensurate with age and handling but otherwise in reasonably good/very good condition.