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The conchologist's first book, or, a system of testaceous malacology

Author: Edgar Allan Poe; Isaac Lea; Thomas Wyatt; Thomas Brown
Publisher: Philadelphia : Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, 1840.
Series: (American Poetry, 1609-1900 ; Segment II, no. 1831).
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 06014936
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Allan Poe; Isaac Lea; Thomas Wyatt; Thomas Brown
OCLC Number: 11818044
Notes: Poe, with the aid of Isaac Lea and Thomas Wyatt, based this book on The conchologist's text-book by Captain Thomas Brown, Glasgow, 1833. This edition, according to Poe's "Preface to the second edition", has been revised and corrected.
"Arranged expressly for the use of schools, in which the animals, according to Cuvier, are given with the shells, a great number of new species added, and the whole brought up, as accurately as possible, to the present condition of the science."
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (American Poetry, 1609-1900 ; Segment II, no. 1831).
Description: 166 pages, 12 plates ; 19 cm
Series Title: (American Poetry, 1609-1900 ; Segment II, no. 1831).
Other Titles: Conchologist's first book
System of testaceous malacology
Responsibility: by Edgar A. Poe ; with illustrations of two hundred and fifteen shells.

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