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72 2147 Conchology Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72 2147 Conchology  Knorr G W
72/2147 [Conchology]. Knorr, G.W. Verlustiging der oogen en van den geest, of verzameling van allerley bekende hoorens en schulpen, die in haar eigen kleuren afgebeeld zyn. Vol. 1, 3 and 5. Amst., heirs F. Houttuyn, 1770-1775, 6 parts in 3 vols., (10),44; (2),45-82; (2),83-118; (2),34; (2),35-62; (2),63-117,(25 index)p., 190 handcol. engr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt mottled calf w. mor. letterpiece, sm. folio.

- Contents very fine: one plate blank outer margin restored; occas. a few foxed spots. Corners and covers occas. rubbed; spine-ends sl. worn.

= Nissen, ZBI 2236; cf. Tenschert, Botanik & Zoologie 82: "Eines der frühesten Werke, die sich ausschließlich mit Conchylien befaßten (...). Die Anregung dazu gaben neben Knorrs eigener großer Naturalien-Sammlung die umfangreichen Kabinette von Müller, Houttuyn u.a." The beautifully coloured plates are by i.a. G.P. Trautner and A. Hoffer. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LI.

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