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Old Books are very important in taxonomy, because they often include the original description of a shell.

1553

  • Gesner, Conrad: Icones animalium.

1554

  • Rondelet, G. 1554: Libri de piscibus marinis, in quibus veræ piscium effigies expressæ sunt. Quæ in tota piscium historia contineantur, indicat elenchus pagina nona & decima
    • book I: Fulltext I, Fulltext III, contains manly fishes
    • book II: Fulltext, contains Aporrhais (p. 79) and Turbine (p. 82)
    • Linnaeus refers to this work as "Rond(el). pisc."

1606

  • Aldrovandi, Ulisse: De reliquis animalibus exanguibus libri quatuor, post mortem eius editi: nempe de mollibus, crustaceis, testaceis, et zoophytis

1650

  • Jonston, Jan: Historiae Naturalis De Exanguibus Aquaticis Libri IV. - Frankfurt, Main: Merian, 1650.

1684

  • Bonanno, P. (Filippo),(or Bonanni or Buonanni), 1684. Recreatio mentis, et ocvli in obseruatione animalium testaceorum curiosis naturæ inspectoribus. Italico sermone primùm proposita. Nunc denuò ab eodem Latinè oblata, centum additis testaceorum iconibus, circa quæ varia problemata proponuntur. - pp. [1-15], 1-270, [1-10], pl. [1-15], Fig. (1) 1-20, Fig. (2) 1-100, Fig. (3) 1-407, pl. [1-5]. Romæ. (Varesij). .
    • Fulltext
    • Linnaeus (1758) refers to this work as "Bonan(n). recr(eat)(.)".

1685

  • S. Lister, A. Lister, M. Lister, 1685-1688. Martini Lister Historiae sive Synopsis methodicae Conchyliorum quorum omnium picturae ad vivum delineatae exhibentur, liber 1, 1685, liber 3 [marine bivalves], pls. 158–433, 1687; Liber 4, p. 238, 1688; Londini
    • the 4th volume contains Stromboidea. Stromboidea, see p. 156-170.
    • Fulltext

1702

  • Petiver, James 1702-1704. Gazophylacii | Naturæ & Artis | Decas Prima. | In quâ Animalia, Quadrupeda, Aves, | Pisces, Reptilia, Insecta, Vegetabilia; | Item Fossilia, Corpora Marina & Stir- | pes Minerales è Terra eruta, Lapides | figurâ insignes &c. | Descriptionibus brevibus & Iconibus | illustrantur. | Hisce Annexa erit Supellex Antiquaria, Numis- | mata, Gemmæ excisæ, & sculpturæ, Opera | Figulina, Lucernæ, Urnae, Instrumenta varia, | Inscriptiones, Busta, reliquaque ad rem | priscam spectantia: Item Machinæ, Effigies | clarorum virorum, omniaque Arte producta. | Patronis suis & Moecenatibus | D.D.D. | Jacobus Petiver. | [rule] | Londini: | Ex Officina Christ. Bateman ad insignia Biblia & Corona, | vico vulgo diet. Pater-Noster-Row. MDCCII.

1705

  • Rumphius, G. E. 1705. D'Amboinsche Rariteitkamer, behelzende eene beschryvinge van allerhande zoo weeke als harde schaalvisschen, te weeten raare krabben, kreeften, en diergelyke zeedieren, als mede allerhande hoorntjes en schulpen, die men in d'Amboinsche Zee vindt: daar beneven zommige mineraalen, gesteenten, en soorten van aarde, die in d'Amboinsche, en zommige omleggende eilanden gevonden worden. Verdeelt in drie boeken, en met nodige printverbeeldingen, alle naar t'leven getekend, voorzien. - pp. [1-32], 1-340, [1-41], pl. I-LX [= 1-60]. Amsterdam. (Halma).
    • Fulltext
    • See also german edition in 1766

1714

  • Barrelier, J. 1714. Plantæ per Galliam, Hispaniam et Italiam observatæ, iconibus æneis exhibitæ. Opus posthumum, accurante Antonio de Jussieu. Cui accessit ejusdem auctoris specimen de insectis quibusdam marinis, mollibus, crustaceis & testaceis. - pp. [1-2], j-xxvj [= 1-26], [1-8], 1-136, Fig. 1-1327. Parisiis. (Ganeau).

1742

  • Gualtherus, N. 1742. Index testarum conchyliorum quae adservantur in museo Nicolai Gvaltieri (...) et methodice distributa exhibentur Tabulis CX. Albizzini, Florentiae, 5 parts, pp. I-XXIII [= 1-23], pls. I-CX [= 1-110], with descriptive letterpress, 1 port.
    • Fulltext
    • Linnaeus (1758) refers to this work as "Gvalt. test.".
  • Dézallier d'Argenville, A. J. 1742. L' histoire naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales, la lithologie et la conchyliologie, dont l'une traite des pierres et l'autre des coquillages, ouvrage dans lequel on trouve une nouvelle méthode & une notice critique des principaux auteurs qui ont écrit sur ces matiéres [sic]. Enrichi de figures dessinées d'après nature. - pp. [1-8], 1-491, [1], Pl. 1-33. Paris. (De Bure).

1753

  • Klein, Jacob Theodor, 1753, Tentamen methodi Ostracologicae, sive disposition naturalis Cochlidum et Concharum in suas classes genera et species, Lugduni Batavorum, Wishoff, [viii] + 177 + [35] +44 + 16 + [2] pp., 12 pls.

1757

  • Adanson, M. 1757. Histoire naturelle de Senegal: coquillages; avec la Relation abrégée d'un Voyage fait en ce pays, pendant les années 1749, 50, 51, 52 & 53 ; Ouvrage orné de Figures; Bauche, Paris
  • Knorr, Georg Wolfgang: "Vergnügen der Augen und des Gemüths in Vorstellung einer allgemeinen Sammlung von Schnecken und Muscheln" (1757-1772)
    • see also french edition: Knorr, 1760
  • Argenville, D. d’, 1757. L’histoire naturelle éclaircie dans une de ses parties principales, la conchyliologie, qui traie des coquillages de mer, de riviere et de terre; ... nouv. ed. Paris: de Bure, xxiii + 394 + 84 + cviii pp., 29 + 3 + 9 pls.

1758

  • Linnæus, C. 1758. Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. - pp. [1-4], 1-824. Holmiæ. (Salvius).
  • Regenfuß, Franz Michael: Auserlesne Schnecken Muscheln und andre Schaalthiere auf allerhöchsten Befehl Seiner Königlichen Majestät nach den Originalen gemalt, in Kupfer gestochen und mit natürlichen Farben erleuchtet
    • Fulltext
    • contains a list of shell related publications from the beginning to 1758 (pages 1-5)

1759

  • Seba, A. 1759. Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri accurata descriptio et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio per universam physices historiam. Opus, cui, in hoc rerum genere, nullum par exstitit. Ex toto terrarum orbe collegit, digessit, descripsit, et depingendum curavit. Tomus III. - pp. [1-24], 1-212, pl. 1-116. Amstelaedami. (H. K. Arksteum & H. Merkum et Petrum Schouten).

1760

1764

  • Linné, C. 1764. Museum S:æ R:æ M:tis Ludovicæ Ulricæ reginæ Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque &c. &c. &c. in quo animalia rariora, exotica, imprimis insecta & conchilia describuntur & determinantur prodromi instar editum. - pp. [1-7], 1-720, [1-2]. Holmiae. (Salvius).

1766

1767

  • Linnaeus, Carolus: Systema Naturae, Vol. I, Part II (12. edition)
    • Fulltext,
      • Strombus begins on page 1207.

1769

  • MARTINI, F. H. W., J. H. CHEMNITZ, J. S. SCHRÖTER, G. H. SCHUBERT & J. A. WAGNER, 1769–1829, Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet. G. N. Raspe, Nürnberg, 12 vols. [1: [vi] + [xviii] + 408 pp., pls. 1–31, 1769, Martini; 2: [vi] + xvi + 362 pp., pls. 32–65, 1773, Martini; 3: [vi] + vi + 434 pp., pls. 66–121, 1777, Martini; 4: [viii] + [xvi] + 344 + [1] pp., pls. 122–159, 1780, Chemnitz; 5: [viii] + [xii] + 324 pp., pls. 160–193, 1781, Chemnitz; 6: [xii] + 375 pp., pls. 1–36, 1782, Chemnitz; 7: [xii] + 356 pp., pls. 37–69, 1783, Chemnitz; 8: [vi] + [x] + 372 pp., pls. 70–102, 1785, Chemnitz; 9(1): [viii] + [iv] + 151 pp., pls. 103–116, frontispiece, 1786, Chemnitz; 9(2): [xxvi] + 194 pp., pls. 117–136, 1786, Chemnitz; 10: [viii] + [xii] + 376 pp., pls. 137–173 pp., 1788, Chemnitz; Index to vols. 1–10: [ii] + 124 pp., 1788, Schröter; 11: [iv] + [xiv] + 310 + [ii] pp., pls. 174–213, 1795, Chemnitz; 12: xii + 196 pp., pls. 214–237, 1829, Schubert & Wagner] [vols. 1–11 unavailable for nomenclatural purposes, ICZN Direction 1, 1954].
    • Fulltext
    • Neues Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet, 1769-1795 - Rejected by ICZN Direction 1 (1954), except for certain New Zealand species, by ICZN Opinion 479 (1957).
    • Martynov, A. V. 2002. The shell collection of J. H. Chemnitz in the Zoological Institute, St.-Petersburg. - Ruthenica 12 (1): 1-18.
    • R. Winckworth, 1943. Holten’s systematic list of the shells of Chemnitz. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 25(4): 146-150, pl. 5.
    • R. I. Johnson, 1968. Martini and Chemnitz (Kuester’s edition) Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet, 1837-1920, a complete collation. Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History 4(7): 363- 367.
    • F. W. Welter-Schultes, 1999. Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz (1837-1920), bibliography of the volumes in Göttingen. Archives of Natural History 26(2): 157-203.

1771

  • Linné, C. a 1771. Mantissa plantarum altera generum editionis VI. et specierum editionis II. - pp. [1-7], 144-588. Holmiæ. (Salvius).

1777

  • Pennant, Thomas: British Zoology, Vol. IV

1778

  • Born, I. 1778. Index rerum naturalium Musei Cæsarei Vindobonensis. Pars I.ma. Testacea. Verzeichniß der natürlichen Seltenheiten des k. k. Naturalien Cabinets zu Wien. Erster Theil. Schalthiere. - pp. [1-40], 1-458, [1-82]. Vindobonæ. (Kraus).

1784

  • Martyn, Thomas: The universal Conchologist, exhibiting the figure of every known shell, accurately drawn, and painted after nature : with a new systematic arrangement; London: Vol. 1-2. - 1784-1788, Fulltext

1787

  • Giovanni S. Volta, Prospetto del Museo Bellisomiano
  • J.C.A.M. Abel, Die Conchylien in dem Naturalkabinet seiner Hochfürstlichen Gnaden des Herrn Fürsten und Bischofs von Konstanz in der Hochfürstlichen Residenzstadt Mörsburg.
  • Gevers, A. 1787. Mvsevm Geversianvm sive index rervm natvralivm continens instrvctissimam copiam pretiosissimorvm omnis generis ex tribvs regnis natvræ objectorvm qvam dvm in vivs erat magna diligentia mvltaqve cvra comparavit Abrahamvs Gevers. Publice distrahendam Rotterodami in ædiebus nobilissimi defuncti 12. Septembris & seqq. 1787 per P. et J. Holsteyn. - pp. I-IV [= 1-4], 1-659, [1]. Rotterodami.

1788

  • Georg Heinrich Borowski, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst, Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann: Gemeinnüzzige Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs: Darinn die merkwürdigsten und nüzlichsten Thiere in systematischer Ordnung beschrieben und alle Geschlechter in Abbildungen nach der Natur vorgestellet werden

1791

  • Gmelin, J. F. [1791]. Caroli a Linné, systema naturae. Tom. I. Pars VI. - pp. 3021-3910. Lipsiae. (Beer).
  • BRUGUIÈRE, J. G., J. B. P. A. de M. DE LAMARCK & J. B. G. M. BORY DE SAINT-VINCENT, 1791–1827, Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature. Vers, coquilles, mollusques, et polypiers. Agasse, Paris, 3 vols., viii + 180 + 16 pp., 493 pls, [p. i-viii + 1-83 [84 blank], pls. 1-95, Bruguière, 30 July 1791; p. 85-132, pls. 96-189, 107a-c, Bruguière, May 1792; pls. 190-286, Bruguière, 8. July 1797; pls. 287-390, Lamarck, 29. April 1798; p. 1-16, pls. 391-488, 431bis, 431bis*, Lamarck, 14. Dec. 1816; p. 83[repr.]-84, 133-180, Bory de Saint-Vincent, 27. Sept. 1827]

1795

  • Spalowsky, Joachim Johann Nepomuk: "Prodromus in systema historicum testaceorum"

1797

  • Calonne, Charles Alexandre de , Calonne M. de, M. de Calonne, George Humphrey: Museum Calonnianum: Specification of the Various Articles which Compose the Magnificent Museum of Natural History

1798

  • Röding, Peter Friedrich: Museum Boltenianum sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturae quae olim collegerat Joa. Fried Bolten, M. D. p. d. per XL. annos Proto physicus Hamburgensis

1817

  • DILLWYN, L. W., 1817, A descriptive catalogue of Recent shells, arranged according to the Linnean method; ... Arch, London, 2 vols., 1: xii + 580 pp.; 2: 581–1092 + [29] pp.

1821

  • SWAINSON, W., 1821–1822, Exotic conchology. W. Wood & J. & A. Arch, London, 4 parts, iv + [12] pp., [32 pls.]: part 1, August 1821, Title page, advertisement [preface] and 4 unnumbered pages, 8 pls.; part 2, October 1821, no text, 8 pls.; part 3, December 1821, 4 pp. text, 8 pls.; part 4, March 1822, 4 unnumbered pages, 8 pls. [concerning: Sherborn & Reynell, 1915; McMillan, 1963].

1823

  • Brongniart, Alexandre; 1823: Mémoire sur les terrains de sédiment supérieurs calcaréo-trappéens du Vicentin et sur quelques terrains d'Italie, de France, d'Allemagne, etc., qui peuvent se rapporter a la même époque

1825

  • G. B. Sowerby, 1825: A catalogue of the shells contained in the collection of the late Earl of Tankerville, arranged according to the lamarckian conchological system, together with an appendix, containing descriptions of many new species, London

1834

  • Louis-Charles Kiener: "Species Generale et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes", 1834-1879.
  • Griffith, E., Pidgeon, E.: The Mollusca and Radiata. Arranged by the Baron Cuvier, with supplementary additions to each order. Whittaker and Company, London, 601 p.
  • ORBIGNY, A. D. d’., 1834–1847, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale ... exécuté pendant les années 1826 ... 1833, ... 5(3)[Mollusques]: xliii + 758, 85 pls. [in Atlas]. Bertrand & Strasbourg, Levraul, Paris, pp. 1–48, 73–128, pls. 1, 2, 9–13, 15, 16, 56, 1834 [pls. 1, 2: 14 Nov.]; pp. 49–72, 129–176, pls. 3–8, 17–23, 25, 55, 1835 [pls. 18, 19, 22: 13 March; pl. 4: 18 May; pl. 3: 1 June; pp. 49–72: 23 Nov.]; pp. 177–184, pls. 14, 24, 26–28, 30–32, 34, 35, 37, 58, 1836; pls. 33, 36, 1836?; pp. 185–376, pls. 29, 38–52, 57, 1837 [pls. 38, 41: 19 June]; pls. 54, 59–66, 68, 69, 1839; pp. 377–424, pls. 53, 67, 70, 71, 1840; pp. 425–488, pls. 72–76, 80, 1841; pls. 83, 85, 1842; pl. 84, 1842?; pp. 529–600, 1845; pp. 489–528, 601–728, 1846; pp. 729–758, 1847?; pls. 77–79, 81, 82, 1847).

1842

  • Chenu, J.-C., "1842" Illustrations conchyliologiques ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues vivantes et fossiles, classes suivant le système de Lamarck modifié d'après les progres de la science et comprenant les genres nouveaux et les espèces recemment decouvertes. Tome 2. Fortin, Masson, Langlois, and Leclercq, Paris.

1853

  • ADAMS, H. & A. ADAMS, 1853–1858, The genera of Recent Mollusca; arranged according to their organization. John van Voorst, London, 2 vols. [1, 1–256, pls. 1–32 (1853); 1, 257–484, 2, 1–92, pls. 33–72 (1854); 2, 93–284, pls. 73–96 (1855); 2, 285–412, pls. 97–112 (1856); 2, 413–540, pls. 113–128 (1857); 2, 541–660, pls. 129–138 (1858).]

1857

  • ADANSON, M., 1857, Histoire naturelle du Sénégal. Coquillages. Avec la relation abrégée d’un voyage fair en ce pays, pendant les années 1749, 50, 51, 52 & 53. Bauche, Paris, [vi] + 190 + xcvi + 275 pp., 19 pls., 1 map.
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