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The conchologist"s first book; or, A system of testaceous malacology

arranged expressly for the use of schools, in which the animals, according to Cuvier, are given with the shells, a great number of new species added, and the whole brought up, as accurately as possible, to the present condition of the science.

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Published by Pub. for the author, by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mollusks

  • Edition Notes

    Stated by R.W. Griswold, in the International monthly magazine, Oct. 1850, to be a copy nearly verbatim, of the text-book of conchology by Captain Thomas Brown, printed in Glasgow in 1833.

    StatementBy Edgar A. Poe. With illustrations of two hundred and fifteen shells ...
    ContributionsBrown, Thomas, 1785-1862.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL405 .P74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6968855M
    LC Control Number06014935


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A schoolbook titled The Conchologist's First Book () was written by Edgar Allan Poe and features color lithographs of various species of sea mollusk, along with a key to their Latin names.

Poe, who worked for a time at Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia, was. The review provided by Ponder, Lindberg, and their colleagues should persuade a new generation of malacologists to follow Edgar Allan Poe's insight. 1.[↵][7]1. Poe, The Conchologist's First Book: Or, A System of Testaceous Malacology, Arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools (Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, Philadelphia, ).

Get this from a library. The conchologist's first book: a system of testaceous malacology, arranged expressly for the use of schools, in which the animals, according to Cuvier, are given with the shells: a great number of new species added and the whole brought up, as accurately as possible, to the present condition of the science.

[Edgar Allan Poe; Thomas Brown; Haswell, Barrington, and. The Conchologist's First Book (sometimes subtitled with Or, A System of Testaceous Malacology) is an illustrated textbook on conchology issued in, and The book was originally printed under Edgar Allan Poe's name.

Poe never claimed, however, that he was the author. Poe's condensed version was based on the textbook by Thomas Wyatt, an English author and lecturer. popular book on mollusks entitled “The Conchologist’s first book: A system of testaceous malacology” (Poe ).

Though it was not more than a simple plagiarism of another book (Gould ), Poe seemingly wrote the preface and introduction where the “conceptual reform” was presented. This observation, however, is not completely true at.

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the animals, according to cuvier, are given with the shells, a great number of new species added, and the whole brought up, as accurately as possible, to the present condition of the science. ——————. The Conchologist's First Book: Or, a System of Testaceous Malacology. Philadelphia: for the author, by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, 12 o.

12 lithographed plates. Original dark green roan-backed pink pictorial boards (minor wear to spine and corners); cloth slipcase. The Conchologist's First Book (sometimes subtitled with Or, A System of Testaceous Malacology) is an illustrated textbook on conchology issued in, and The book was originally printed under Edgar Allan Poe's name.

The text was based on Manual of Conchology by Thomas Wyatt, an English author and lecturer. The Conchologist's First Book, Or, A System of Testaceous Malachology, Arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools by Poe Edgar Allan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Conchologist's First Book, or a System of Testaceous Malachology Arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools by Edgar Allan Poe.

The Conchologist's First Book, or a System of Testaceous Malachology in the attempt to obviate this difficulty, is a work upon Malacology at large necessarily included.

Shells, it is true, form, and for many. Despite the controversy, the book was a great success. (You can read Poe's other works at the Poe Society website.

Make sure you've got supplies, though, because you'll be there a long time.) CONCHOLOGIST'S FIRST BOOK: OR, A SYSTEM OF TESTACEOUS MALACOLOGY Arranged expressly for the use of Schools, IN WHICH THE ANIMALS, ACCORDING TO CUVIER, ARE.

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poe. philadelphia: published for the author, by and for sale by the principal booksellers in the united states. "The Conchologist's First Book" (sometimes subtitled with "Or, A System of Testaceous Malacology") is an illustrated textbook on conchology issued in, and Though the book was printed under Edgar Allan Poe 's name, the actual author was Thomas Wyatt, an English author and lecturer.

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Unlike his colleagues — and in the tradition of Edgar Allan Poe and his work The Conchologist's First Book: Or, a System of Testaceous Malacology — he. It was The Conchologist’s First Book: Or, a System of Testaceous Malacology, Arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools, in Which the Animals, According to Cuvier, Are Given with the Shells, A Great Number of New Species Added, And the Whole Brought Up, as Accurately as Possible, to the Present Condition of the Science.

The first edition sold. Plate 11 from The conchologist’s first book, or, A system of testaceous malacology() To confuse the issue of authorship further, Wyatt’s book was largely based on that of Scottish naturalist Thomas Brown, who published his The Conchologist’s Textbook in Glasgow in is the th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan.

Conchology (from Ancient Greek: κόγχος konkhos, "cockle") is the study of mollusc logy is one aspect of malacology, the study of molluscs; however, malacology is the study of molluscs as whole organisms, whereas conchology is confined to the study of their includes the study of land and freshwater mollusc shells as well as seashells and extends to the study of a.

Of all Poe's books, only one made it into a second edition. The title was The Conchologist's First Book. It's about mollusk shells, and it carries the formidable subtitle A System of Testaceous Malacology, arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools. “The term ‘Malacology,’‘ an abbreviation of THE | CONCHOLOGIST’S FIRST BOOK: | A | SYSTEM OF TESTACEOUS MALACOLOGY, | Arranged expressly for the use of Schools, | in which | THE ANIMALS, ACCORDING TO CUVIER, ARE GIVEN | WITH THE SHELLS.

Poe EA () The Conchologist’ s rst book: A system of testaceous malacology etc. Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, Philadelphia. Porro C () Malacologia terrestre e uviatile della Provincia. The conchologist's first book a system of testaceous malacology, arranged expressly for the use of schools, in which the animals, according to Cuvier, are given with the shells, a great number of new species added, and the whole brought up, as accurately as possible, to the present condition of the science By Edgar A.

Poe. 2d ed. The Conchologist's First Book: A System of Testaceous Malacology, Arranged ISBN () Softcover, BiblioLife, Find This Book. The Conchologist's First Book: or, A System of Testaceous Malacology, Arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools, published in The first edition, at a price of $ per copy, sold out in two months, leading to a second, enlarged edition inand a third in The Conchologist’s First Book: a System of Testaceous Malacology, Arranged Expressly for the Use of Schools, In Which the Animals, According to Cuvier, Are Given with the Shells, a Great Number of New Species Added, and the Whole Brought Up, As Accurately As Possible, to the Present Condition of the Science.

2d ed. With illus. of shells. Nonetheless, the book's first edition sold out in two months; during Poe's lifetime, the Conchologist's First had the best sales of all his books. Thanks. The Conchologist's First Book: Or, A System of Testaceous Malacology the Unity of Effect technique in "The Masque of the Red Death" URGENT:.

From IV he discusses the parts, both internal and external, of the ˜bloodless™ animals, i.e. the crustaceans, testaceous mollusks, cephalopods and insects. Aristotle's Biology. The foregoing remarks appear to apply to the case of the Mollusca, which, at a very early period, had reached a high organization and a great development of forms and species in the testaceous Cephalopoda.

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