Author:WILLIAM PENNINGTON COCKS, RICHARD Q. COUCH, JONATHON COUCH

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1838 A CORNISH FAUNA BEING A COMPENDIUM OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE COUNTY - INCLUDING IMPORTANT AND SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT ADDITIONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY THE NOTED NATURALIST WILLIAM PENNINGTON COCKS

By: WILLIAM PENNINGTON COCKS, RICHARD Q. COUCH, JONATHON COUCH

Price: $4,295.99

Publisher: 1838

Seller ID: 0001527

Condition: Good


On offer is an important and significant, unique set of published works on Cornish fauna, notable for numerous manuscript additions and drawings by the noted surgeon and naturalist William Pennington Cocks (1791-1878). BOOK SPECIFICS FOLLOW DESCRIPTION. This complete three-volume 1838 set lists the fauna of Cornwall in a systematic way: Parts I and II, "Vertebrate, crustacean, and a portion of the radiate animals" and "The testaceous mollusks" are by Jonathan Couch; part III, "The zoophytes and calcareous corallines" is by Richard Couch (his son). The first volume conta... View more info