The Resource Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals, by Lovell Augustus Reeve

Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals, by Lovell Augustus Reeve

Label
Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals
Title
Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals
Statement of responsibility
by Lovell Augustus Reeve
Title variation
  • Conchologia iconica
  • Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Illustrator
Printer
Printer of plates
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
extracted picklist
Cataloging source
DLC
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1814-1865
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Reeve, Lovell
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1812-1884
  • 1812-1884
  • fl. 1840-1855
  • 1815?-1885
  • 1845-1927
  • 1870-1923
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sowerby, G. B.
  • Sowerby, G. B.
  • Taylor, John Edward
  • Brooks, Vincent
  • Reeve, Frederic
  • Dall, William Healey
  • Henderson, J. B.
  • Savill, Edwards and Co
  • Spottiswoode & Co
  • Reeve Benham & Reeve
  • Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mollusks
  • Shells
  • Mollusks
  • Shells
Label
Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals, by Lovell Augustus Reeve
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Issued in parts
  • Imprint varies
  • G.B. Sowerby took over the project after Reeve's death, beginning with the monograph of the genus Pyramidella (in v. 15). See BM (Nat. hist.) online catalog record for this ed., and the prefatory letter by Reeve's widow inserted at the front of v. 20, for details. Sowerby was also the illustrator and, in some cases, the lithographer, for this publication
  • The individual monographs which make up this set have special half-titles
  • Each plate is accompanied by a leaf of letterpress description giving the month and year of issue
  • Printers of the text include John Edward Taylor; Savill, Edwards and Co.; and Spottiswoode and Co. Printers of the plates include Vincent Brooks; Frederic Reeve; Reeve & Nichols; Reeve, Benham & Reeve; and Vincent Brooks Day & Son
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
v. 1. Conus ... -- v. 2. Corbula ... -- v. 3. Murex ... -- v. 4. Chama ... -- v. 5. Bulimus ... -- v. 6. Voluta ... -- v. 7. Helix -- v. 8. Pecten ... -- v. 9. Spondylus ... -- v. 10. Ampullaria ... -- v. 11. Pinna ... -- v. 12. Argonauta ... -- v. 13. Tenebratula ... -- v. 14. Halia ... -- v. 15. Solarium ... -- v. 16. Unio ... -- v. 17. Anodon ... -- v. 18. Philine ... -- v. 19. Helicina ... -- v. 20. Solemya ...
Extent
1 online resource (20 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has v. 1-3, 5-12, and 14-20, only.
  • SCNHRB copy has bookplates: 1. Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; 2. Ex libris John Brooks Henderson (with his numbering on each bookplate).
  • SCNHRB copy of v. 1 has a mostly blank ruled-paper booklet (24 cm.) laid in, with a ms. ink alphabetical index of species and their corresponding volume numbers written on nineteen pages in the booklet.
  • SCNHRB copy of v. 15 has a photocopied excerpt of a review article taped on the front free endpaper: "Reeve, L.A. and G.B. Sowerby, Conchologia iconica (1843-78): the original pattern set" by Richard I. Johnson. J. Soc. Biblphy. nat. hist. (1970) 5 (4) 288.
  • SCNHRB copy has later brown cloth library bindings with gilt-lettered spines. Vols. 10 and 11 have each leaf and plate individually laminated with tissue as a preservation measure. Vol. 12 has been interleaved with blank tissue guard-sheets. Several of the volumes have the plates and leaves tipped-in on tabs. Some of the more brittle plates and leaves have broken off at the gutter and are laid in the volumes.
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals, by Lovell Augustus Reeve
Link
Publication
Note
  • Issued in parts
  • Imprint varies
  • G.B. Sowerby took over the project after Reeve's death, beginning with the monograph of the genus Pyramidella (in v. 15). See BM (Nat. hist.) online catalog record for this ed., and the prefatory letter by Reeve's widow inserted at the front of v. 20, for details. Sowerby was also the illustrator and, in some cases, the lithographer, for this publication
  • The individual monographs which make up this set have special half-titles
  • Each plate is accompanied by a leaf of letterpress description giving the month and year of issue
  • Printers of the text include John Edward Taylor; Savill, Edwards and Co.; and Spottiswoode and Co. Printers of the plates include Vincent Brooks; Frederic Reeve; Reeve & Nichols; Reeve, Benham & Reeve; and Vincent Brooks Day & Son
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
v. 1. Conus ... -- v. 2. Corbula ... -- v. 3. Murex ... -- v. 4. Chama ... -- v. 5. Bulimus ... -- v. 6. Voluta ... -- v. 7. Helix -- v. 8. Pecten ... -- v. 9. Spondylus ... -- v. 10. Ampullaria ... -- v. 11. Pinna ... -- v. 12. Argonauta ... -- v. 13. Tenebratula ... -- v. 14. Halia ... -- v. 15. Solarium ... -- v. 16. Unio ... -- v. 17. Anodon ... -- v. 18. Philine ... -- v. 19. Helicina ... -- v. 20. Solemya ...
Extent
1 online resource (20 v.
Form of item
online
Note
  • SCNHRB has v. 1-3, 5-12, and 14-20, only.
  • SCNHRB copy has bookplates: 1. Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library; 2. Ex libris John Brooks Henderson (with his numbering on each bookplate).
  • SCNHRB copy of v. 1 has a mostly blank ruled-paper booklet (24 cm.) laid in, with a ms. ink alphabetical index of species and their corresponding volume numbers written on nineteen pages in the booklet.
  • SCNHRB copy of v. 15 has a photocopied excerpt of a review article taped on the front free endpaper: "Reeve, L.A. and G.B. Sowerby, Conchologia iconica (1843-78): the original pattern set" by Richard I. Johnson. J. Soc. Biblphy. nat. hist. (1970) 5 (4) 288.
  • SCNHRB copy has later brown cloth library bindings with gilt-lettered spines. Vols. 10 and 11 have each leaf and plate individually laminated with tissue as a preservation measure. Vol. 12 has been interleaved with blank tissue guard-sheets. Several of the volumes have the plates and leaves tipped-in on tabs. Some of the more brittle plates and leaves have broken off at the gutter and are laid in the volumes.
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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