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S. P. WOODWARD
[NATURAL HISTORY] A Manual of the Mollusca, 2 copies, 1866 & 1890
Together with 3 other 19th Century Conchology books
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
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.
Societe Belge de Malacologie (publishers)
Arion: bulletin de contact ... de la societe Belge de malacologie.
13 volumes bound in three
ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE. - [19th-century English School, engraver]
Original woodblock for the Rev. the Hon. Stephen Willoughby Lawley's bookplate, dated 1861
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.
Ideas & Studies in Stencilling & Decorating
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”
A. E. ORTMANN
Monograph of the Naiades of Pennsylvania 1911, 4 volumes bound in 2
Together with other ORTMANN titles
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.
Dewdrops [King James Bible quotations for every day of the year]
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
Kyoto (Japan). The Album of the Hirase Conchological Museum. 1915.
An uncommon Japanese Conchology book. illustrated
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
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
[RARE 1931 EDITION] Handbuch der systematischen Weichtierkunde 4 parts in 2 volumes
Thiele's Magnum opus, together with English edition
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
Franz Hermann TROSCHEL (1810-1882)
[GERMAN ] Das Gebiss der Schnecken zur Begründung einer natürlichen Classification
Largest comparative study of molluscan radulae ever published
[SCHOLAR'S SHELF] Large lot of 20th Century European Conchology & Related Books, Monographs, etc.
Over 30 items
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