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Shells pl 2 / Lepas ou Patelle by Antoine-Joseph Dézallier d'Argenville
Dezallier d'Argenville's interest in natural history resulted in two treatises, on shells and minerals, L'histoire naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales, la lithologie et la conchyliologie. (Paris 1742) La Conchyliologie, ou Traité sur la nature des coquillages 1757 etc.He was an advisor to King Louis XV and his work La Conchyliologie gained enormous popularity. He coined the word conchyliologie, or Conchology.. The collecting of shells was a gentleman's occupation and an inclusion in a 'cabinet de curiosités' before it became a science under the Linnaean system . He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in March 1750. As these are printed prior to copywight laws and are found in such small numbers I cannot attribute to the exact book of the two and a third combined edition was published postumously in 1780 . The paper has aged to a uniform cream and all are full page .£55 inc delivery


Shells pl 4 / Vermisseaux de Mer by Antoine-Joseph Dézallier d'Argenville
Dezallier d'Argenville's interest in natural history resulted in two treatises, on shells and minerals, L'histoire naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales, la lithologie et la conchyliologie. (Paris 1742) La Conchyliologie, ou Traité sur la nature des coquillages 1757 etc.He was an advisor to King Louis XV and his work La Conchyliologie gained enormous popularity. He coined the word conchyliologie, or Conchology.. The collecting of shells was a gentleman's occupation and an inclusion in a 'cabinet de curiosités' before it became a science under the Linnaean system . He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in March 1750. As these are printed prior to copywight laws and are found in such small numbers I cannot attribute to the exact book of the two and a third combined edition was published postumously in 1780 . The paper has aged to a uniform cream and all are full page .£55 inc delivery crease /soft
 


Shells Plate 75
By Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm MARTINI (1729-1778), & Johann Hieronymus CHEMNITZ (1730-1800) Published in Nüremberg by Gabriel Nickolaus Raspe and Bauer & Raspe, 1769-1829. from Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet. one of 432 fine hand-coloured engraved plates (on 431 sheets), heightened with varnish (1 folding), by C.B. Glassbach, J. Nüsbiegel, von Bischoff, J.S. Leitner and G. Vogel and others after A.F. Happe, Krüger, J.P. Degén and others,

Friederich Wilhelm Martini, a Berlin doctor, conceived the idea of publishing the first large-scale iconography of shells intended to describe and illustrate (in colour) every known shell. He completed the first three volumes before his death in 1778. The work was continued by Johann Hieronymus Chemnitz, pastor to the garrison in Copenhagen, and like Martini a member of the 'Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde.' Between 1779 and 1795, he added a further eight volumes. £110 unmounted perfect . . . . . . . .. . if a number are wanted please say as excess postage will be discounted or refunded



Shells Plate 71
By Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm MARTINI (1729-1778), & Johann Hieronymus CHEMNITZ (1730-1800) Published in Nüremberg by Gabriel Nickolaus Raspe and Bauer & Raspe, 1769-1829. from Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet. one of 432 fine hand-coloured engraved plates (on 431 sheets), heightened with varnish (1 folding), by C.B. Glassbach, J. Nüsbiegel, von Bischoff, J.S. Leitner and G. Vogel and others after A.F. Happe, Krüger, J.P. Degén and others,

Friederich Wilhelm Martini, a Berlin doctor, conceived the idea of publishing the first large-scale iconography of shells intended to describe and illustrate (in colour) every known shell. He completed the first three volumes before his death in 1778. The work was continued by Johann Hieronymus Chemnitz, pastor to the garrison in Copenhagen, and like Martini a member of the 'Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde.' Between 1779 and 1795, he added a further eight volumes. £110 unmounted perfect . . . . . . . .. . if a number are wanted please say as excess postage will be discounted or refunded



Shells Plate 76
By Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm MARTINI (1729-1778), & Johann Hieronymus CHEMNITZ (1730-1800) Published in Nüremberg by Gabriel Nickolaus Raspe and Bauer & Raspe, 1769-1829. from Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet. one of 432 fine hand-coloured engraved plates (on 431 sheets), heightened with varnish (1 folding), by C.B. Glassbach, J. Nüsbiegel, von Bischoff, J.S. Leitner and G. Vogel and others after A.F. Happe, Krüger, J.P. Degén and others,

Friederich Wilhelm Martini, a Berlin doctor, conceived the idea of publishing the first large-scale iconography of shells intended to describe and illustrate (in colour) every known shell. He completed the first three volumes before his death in 1778. The work was continued by Johann Hieronymus Chemnitz, pastor to the garrison in Copenhagen, and like Martini a member of the 'Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde.' Between 1779 and 1795, he added a further eight volumes. £110 unmounted perfect . . . . . . . .. . if a number are wanted please say as excess postage will be discounted or refunded







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