A catalogue of the shells, arranged according to the Lamar[c]kian system : with their authorities, synonymes, and references to works where figured or described, contained in the collection of John C. Jay, M.D. [microform]
Physician and amateur conchologist. Known for his extensive collection of shells and of rare books on conchology.
4 Volumes (4 v. ; 29 cm.)
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Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Rare Book Collection. Silver original shelved in the Negative Storage Room.
Holograph, with typescript t.p.'s (probably added in 1942)
"Manuscript for fourth edition, New York, 1850."
Vol. 2 has 2 drafts.
Vol. 1: 462 p. (p. 445-452 blank); v. 2 (1st draft): 592 p. (recto of some leaves blank); v. 2 (2nd draft): 715 p. (p. 715 blank); v. 3: 687 p. (p. - blank)
Imprint of published work: New York : Printed by R. Craighead, 1850.
Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--American Museum of Natural History: Date of reproduction--1987]. Physical description of reproduction--3 microfilm reels, 35 mm.
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