Bowdich, T. Edward. An Analysis of the Natural Classifications of Mammalia for the use of Students and Travellers. T Edward Bowditch. Paris, J Smith 1821. Together with, Elements of Conchology including The Fossil Genera and The Animals. Part I Univalves. T Edward Bowdich. Paris, J Smith, Sold by Treuttel and Wurte, Soho Square, London. 1822, and, Elements of Conchology including The Fossil Genera and The Animals. Part II Bivalves, Multivalves, Tubicole. T Edward Bowdich. Paris, J Smith, Sold by G B Sowerby, 33 King Street, Covent Garden and H Stutchbury, 3 Dove Court, Old Jewry, London. 1822. Also Supplementary Plate to the Mammalia. Bound in one volume. 8vo. Full leather. All edges marbled. Gilt titles to spine. Marbled end papers. Classifications of Mammalia. Title, Preface, [i-iv], General Table, pp7-115, 15 plates, 15 pp plate index. 11 plates are full page, 4 plates folding. Elements of Conchology. Part 1 Univalves. Title, Preface, Introduction [I]-xi, Shell Divisions, pp14- 75, Synoptic Table, Lamarks Divisions, Index [pp8], Author’s advertisement [pp2], 19 folding plates, 19 pp plate index. Elements of Conchology. Part 11 Bivalves, Multivalves, Tubicole. Title, table, pp  -38, index , plate list , Supplementary Plate to the Mammalia , 9 folding plates.
Binding is worn and damaged with losses to blank areas of spine and split at back. Front hinge broken. Book block sewn tight and secure. Early ownership mark on front free end paper, which has been deleted with early ink marks. All pages are tight and bright with light age tone to edges. Plate 6 of Mammalia split at fold line without loss. 4 early manuscript corrections to text, by a knowledgeable editorial hand to one word on pages 8, 78, 88 of Mammalia, and the Supplementary Plate to the Mammalia. In need of attention to binding, this is a scarce volume of three first editions of notable natural history records. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 93623 £200