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HAWKINS, Thomas (1810--1889)
[Memoirs of ichthyosauri and plesiosauri. Advertisement]
To be published by subscription, in a folio volume, price two guineas, a Memoir of the ichthyosauri and plesiosauri. With several splendid plates, copied from specimens in the author's collection. By Thomas Hawkins, Esq. Fellow of the Geological Society. The work will be published next month. Subscribers are requested to transmit their names, which will appear in the volume, to the publishers, Messrs. Relfe & Unwin, 17, Cornhill, or to the author, 6, Bloomsbury Square.
[London]: [1834?].
[4] p. ; 23.4 cm. (4°)

Half-sheet, folded, verso of first leaf and conjugate leaf blank. Hawkins's work, which 'explored the long hidden sepulchre of these wondrous amphibious tribes,' appeared in 1834 with twenty-eight imperial folio plates.

Copy Notes Originally folded and sealed as a letter addressed to Sir John Soane / 13 Lincoln Inn Fields. Slightly mutilated, with some loss.

Binding Loose bifolium.

Reference Number 2434


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