Original thick card boards from the publishers decorated with a pastoral figure harvesting fruit. quite dusty with some loss to the paper cover at the spine. Library stamp on titile page.Title continues: "with illustrations of British history and antiquities, notices of obsolete rites and customs, sketches of comparative chronology, and contemporary biography / astronomical occurrences in every month; comprising remarks on the phenomena of the celestial bodies: and the naturalist"s diary; explaining the various appearances in the animal and vegetable kingdomsto which are prefixed outlines of conchology" Octavo, lxiv ( all on conchology (Shells ))  320 pagess, title page in red and black, frontispiece in COLOUR of 6 types of shells with a description on the very last page also includes a page of select books on conchology. A wonderful source for writers, ecologists, historians and others. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : TIMES TELESCOPE FOR 1822; OR, A COMPLETE ...
Éditeur : SHERWOOD, Neely and Jones
Date d'édition : 1822
Reliure : Hard Back
Etat du livre : Good
Edition : First Edition
Description du livre Anonymous,, 1822, 1822. lxiv, 319,  p., 1 hand-coloured frontispiece (the names of the shells are added in writing), contemporary cloth. The mollusc section is on the first 64 roman numbered pages and the explanation of the hand-coloured frontispiece (depicting shells) on the very last page. Rare and curious little book. N° de réf. du libraire MG22502