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" Griffiths's shells was 5 feet 4 inches, and the circumference of the base 9 inches, tapering upwards to 2J inches. There were other good ones of smaller size. The large specimen was nearly perfect, having a small part of the lower extremity entire. Most... "
A Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Shells: Arranged According to the Linnæan ... - Page 1088
by Lewis Weston Dillwyn - 1817
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 96

Science - 1806
...circumference at the base 9 inches, tapering upwards to 2-5- inches ; the colour on the outside milk white, the inner surface rather of a yellow tinge. This specimen...others of various dimensions, a very good one about 3 feet long and 4 inches round, tapering to !•!• inch at the point ; most of these shells had adhering...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 24

1842
...base 9 inches, tapering upwards to 2£ inches. There were other good ones of smaller size. The large specimen was nearly perfect, having a small part of the lower extremity entire. Most of the shells had adhering to them, about one foot or more from the top, the small cockscomb oyster,...
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1842
...base 9 inches, tapering upwards to 2£ inches. There were other good ones of smaller size. The large specimen was nearly perfect, having a small part of the lower extremity entire. Most of the shells had adhering to them, about one foot or more from the top, the small cockscomb oyster,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1817
...only from Teredo Navalis in i inhabitant of sand instead of wood ; but Favanne, in describing scribing Le Cierge, maintains a contrary opinion, and among...tubes at the summit are about eight or nine inches long ; in a fragment rather more than an inch and a half in diameter, which Sir Joseph Banks gave me,...
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