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Sowerby, G. B. (George Brettingham) 1812-1884

Overview
Works: 109 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 1,758 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Field guides  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  History  Juvenile works  Classification  Catalogs and collections  Popular works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Other, Artist, Contributor
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Most widely held works about G. B Sowerby
 
Most widely held works by G. B Sowerby
A conchological manual by G. B Sowerby( Book )

18 editions published between 1839 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium by J. G Wood( )

20 editions published between 1857 and 1892 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals by Lovell Reeve( Book )

10 editions published between 1843 and 1878 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated index of British shells : containing figures of all the recent species, with names and other information by G. B Sowerby( Book )

10 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sowerby's Book of shells by G. B Sowerby( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shells of the world by G. B Sowerby( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive study of shells, some of the smaller creations of nature
Thesaurus conchyliorum, or, monographs of genera of shells by G. B Sowerby( Book )

12 editions published between 1847 and 2015 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular history of the aquarium of marine and fresh-water animals and plants by G. B Sowerby( Book )

2 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British seashells : a guide for collectors and beachcombers by Paul Chambers( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using original Victorian prints, by collectable artist George Sowerby, marine biologist and author Paul Chambers has produced the first comprehensive guide to shells for over a century. The original prints are intricately detailed (much better than photographs which lack the exact detail of these drawings) and are a selling point in themselves but will be complemented by informative but accessible text, including families and to show what's edible, dangerous or belongs to mollusc families and in what part of the country they can be discovered. A delightful study by the leading expert and a mus
Companion to Mr. Kingsley's "Glaucus" : containing coloured illustrations of the objects mentioned in the work accompanied by descriptions by G. B Sowerby( Book )

6 editions published in 1858 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malacostraca podophthalmata Britanniae; or, Descriptions of such British species of the Linnean genus Cancer as have their eyes elevated on footstalks by William Elford Leach( Book )

10 editions published in 1815 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conchological illustrations by G. B Sowerby( Book )

5 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British marine conchology : being a descriptive catalogue, arranged according to the Lamarckian system, of the salt water shells of Great Britain by Charles Thorpe( Book )

2 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marine shells of South Africa: a catalogue of all the known species by G. B Sowerby( Book )

5 editions published between 1892 and 1894 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of the marine, land and freshwater shells preserved in the Museum at Chesters by G. B Sowerby( )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated index of British shells : containing figures of all the recent species, with names and other information by G. B Sowerby( Book )

5 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Conchological Illustrations by G. B Sowerby( )

2 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular history of British Crustacea; comprising a familiar account of their classification and habits by Adam White( )

1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Species conchyliorum, or, Concise original descriptions and observations accompanied by figures of all the species of recent shells, with their varieties by William John Broderip( Book )

2 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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British seashells : a guide for collectors and beachcombers
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British seashells : a guide for collectors and beachcombers
Alternative Names
Brettingham Sowerby, George 1812-1884

G.B. Sowerby II Brits natuurwetenschapper (1812-1884)

Georgius Brettingham Sowerby II

Sowerby, G. B. 1812-1884

Sowerby, G. B. 1812-1884 jun

Sowerby, G. B. II

Sowerby, G. B. jun. 1812-1884

Sowerby, George Bettingham 1812-1884

Sowerby, George Brettingham 1812-1884

Sowerby, George Brettingham 1812-1884 the second

Sowerby, George Brettingham the second 1812-1884

Джордж Бреттингэм Соверби II

ジョージ・ブレッティンガム・サワビー2世

Languages
English (128)