The Natural History of British Shells,: Including Figures and Descriptions of All the Species Hitherto Discovered in Great Britain. Systematically Arranged in the Linnean Manner. With Scientific and General Observations on Each. In Five Volumes. Vol. I. [-V.]
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Page cxlii - ... productions of his pen, was a Commentary on the Four Gospels, which was so much esteemed that one of the Mathers exerted himself to induce some wealthy person in England to publish it. It was in two volumes quarto, and was doubtless the manuscript referred to in Dr. Mather's letter to Dr. Woodward, and published in the Transactions of the Royal Society of London, in which he recommends the work "to the patronage of some generous Maecenas to promote the publication of it...
Page cxl - ... CInerea — Ashy-colored. *Sulcata — Furrowed. "Ovalis — Oval, *Reflexa — Reflected. * Lactea — Milky. *Cornea — Horny. *Lagena — Oil flash. *Bicornis — Semilunar. *Retorta — Retort-shaped. *Perforata — Perforated. *Incurvata — Incurved. TEREDO .— SHIP- WORM. Animal — a TwebMa, with two calcareous hemispherical valves cut off before, and two lanceolate ones : Shell taj>ering,jiexuons, and capable of penetrating wood. THERE are but three species of this genus: the first...