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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca: Or, Descriptions of Shells from the Middle and Upper Tertiaries of the East of England

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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 1: Univalves

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By: Searles Valentine Wood (Author)

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Sub-series of: Cambridge Library Collection - Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society

A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

The Pliocene-Pleistocene Crags of East Anglia are an incredibly rich source of fossil shells, many belonging to extant Boreal and Mediterranean genera. Dominated by marine gastropods and bivalves, the deposits also contain evidence of terrestrial and non-marine gastropods and bivalves, brachiopods, and extensive epifauna including bryozoans. Published between 1848 and 1879 in four volumes, the latter two being supplements with further descriptions and geological notes, this monograph by Searles Valentine Wood (1798-1880) covers more than 650 species and varieties of fossil mollusc. For each species Wood gives a synonymy, diagnosis (in Latin), full description, dimensions, occurrence and remarks. The supplements also provide a breakdown of the species and their current distribution. The detailed plates were prepared by the conchologist George Brettingham Sowerby and his namesake son.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 1: Univalves

A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 1: Univalves

Or, Descriptions of Shells from the Middle and Upper Tertiaries of the East of England
Monograph

Volume: 1 By: Searles Valentine Wood (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 2014 | #218077 | ISBN-13: 9781108076883
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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 2: Bivalves

A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 2: Bivalves

With Description of Shells from the Upper Tertiaries of the British Isles
Monograph

Volume: 2 By: Searles Valentine Wood (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 3: Supplement, being Descriptions of Additional Species (Univalves and Bivalves)

A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 3: Supplement, being Descriptions of Additional Species (Univalves and Bivalves)

With Descriptions of Shells from the Upper Tertiaries of the East of England
Monograph

Volume: 3 By: Searles Valentine Wood (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 4: Second and Third Supplements (Univalves and Bivalves)

A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca, Volume 4: Second and Third Supplements (Univalves and Bivalves)

With Descriptions of Shells from the Middle and Upper Tertiaries of the British Isles
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Volume: 4 By: Searles Valentine Wood (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca (4-Volume Set)

A Monograph of the Crag Mollusca (4-Volume Set)

Descriptions of Shells from the Middle and Upper Tertiaries of the British Isles
Monograph

By: Searles Valentine Wood (Author)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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