Lamarck's genera of shells, [ca. 1831]


Date: Circa 1831 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 111 p.


This volume was copied by Philip Holbrook Nicklin, a Philadelphia author and bookseller, from portions of the "London Quarterly Journal of Science Literature and the Arts" and partly from a translation of the original, to which is prefixed a short conchological introduction, containing descriptions of the Linnean genera, & of those species, from which Lamarck has formed most of his genera.

Background note

Lamarck was a zoologist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 111 p.


Presented by Philip Holbrook Nicklin and accessioned, 1831 (1831 12018).

General note

There is an index to Lamarck's genera in the volume.

Early American History Note

This volume is a manuscript copy of of Lamarck's Genera of Shells. It was copied from various sources, including the "London Quarterly Journal of Science."

Indexing Terms


  • Manuscript Essays

Personal Name(s)

  • Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de, 1744-1829
  • Nicklin, Philip Houlbrooke,178


  • Mollusks.
  • Natural history
  • Natural history.
  • Science and technology
  • Zoology.