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Lot 151

S. P. WOODWARD

[NATURAL HISTORY] A Manual of the Mollusca, 2 copies, 1866 & 1890

Together with 3 other 19th Century Conchology books

Lot 153

INSCRIBED BOOKS: P. MAOZZO; M. STENTA; BENTHAM JUTTING; er al.

CONCHOLOGY BOOKS: Collection of signed and presentation copies.

8 Volumes From the Richard L. Johnson collection

Lot 155

ALPHABET. Letter ‘R’. - ‘W. THOMAS’, possibly W. T. THOMAS (1830-1900, engraver).

Original engraved wood printing-block featuring a miscellany of 8 subjects on a single block, possibly illustrating the letter ‘R’

a rose, a raft, a razor and a reel, a rat, a rabbit, a ring, a ruff and reeds.

Lot 157

Societe Belge de Malacologie (publishers)

Arion: bulletin de contact ... de la societe Belge de malacologie.

13 volumes bound in three

Lot 158

ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE. - [19th-century English School, engraver]

Original woodblock for the Rev. the Hon. Stephen Willoughby Lawley's bookplate, dated 1861

Lot 161

Maxwell SMITH,et al.

[AMERICAN CONCHOLOGY] Smith’s rare 1938 mimeographed Muricidae catalog, photo illustrated, Lantana, Florida

Along with 12other American studies, including bound volumes of a single author’s works.

Lot 163

A. DESAINT

Ideas & Studies in Stencilling & Decorating

Lot 165

George DU MAURIER (1834-1896, artist). – Thomas ROBINSON (1806-1885, engraver).

Original engraved wooden printing block with manuscript titling to one side “Our Brilliant Failure / 1865 / G. du Maurier”

Lot 168

A. E. ORTMANN

Monograph of the Naiades of Pennsylvania 1911, 4 volumes bound in 2

Together with other ORTMANN titles

Lot 170

William FIFE (boatbuilder). - Charles Thornton Rennie SCOVELL (1864 – Nov. 22 1910).

The Log of the 'Godwit', being the Record of a Voyage of over 7,000 miles from England to India in a 25-ton Yacht.

Lot 171

MINIATURE Book.

Dewdrops [King James Bible quotations for every day of the year]

Lot 175

Bernard Barham WOODWARD; Johannes THIELE

[Classification , Mollusks] Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History). 8 vols

Monumental catalogue, took nearly 40 years to publish. WITH Handbook of Systematic Malacology

Lot 176

[Yoichiro HIRASE]

Kyoto (Japan). The Album of the Hirase Conchological Museum. 1915.

An uncommon Japanese Conchology book. illustrated

Lot 177

GERMAN AUTHORS; W. KOBELT; R. BERGH, et al.

(PALEONTOLOGY; CONCHOLOGY) Scholar's Shelf of 19th Century German Scientific Publications

15+ items, including rare pamphlets & books by Wilhelm Kobelt & Eduard von Martens

Lot 178

School of Utagawa HIROSHIGE, 20th century.

[The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido road]

Despite the title, this copy contains 55 (of 56) woodblock prints

Lot 179

Johannes THIELE

[RARE 1931 EDITION] Handbuch der systematischen Weichtierkunde 4 parts in 2 volumes

Thiele's Magnum opus, together with English edition

Lot 180

Adolf SCHMIDT; H. STREBEL; W. KOBELT

[SCHOLAR'S SHELF] Group of 19th and 20th Century European Conchology Books including Kobelt's Geographische with maps

Over 15 items, including bound volumes of rare pamphlets & off-prints; maps, color illust., etc. 1847-1920s

Lot 182

Franz Hermann TROSCHEL (1810-1882)

[GERMAN ] Das Gebiss der Schnecken zur Begründung einer natürlichen Classification

Largest comparative study of molluscan radulae ever published

Lot 183

Various Authors

[SCHOLAR'S SHELF] Large lot of 20th Century European Conchology & Related Books, Monographs, etc.

Over 30 items

Lot 185

R. Tucker ABBOTT, editor

INDO-PACIFIC MOLLUSCA--Monographs of the marine mollusks, Pacific & Indian Oceans

Collection of publications by many authors in publisher's binders

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