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Lot 3

Frederick Augustus GENTH (1820-1893, recipient). – Timothy Abbott CONRAD (1803-1877).

[NORTH AMERICA. -] A Synopsis of the Family of Naïades of North America,

an off-print from ‘Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia’, vol.VI. pp.243-269 reset

Lot 4

Edmund RAVENEL (1797-1871).

Catalogue of Recent Shells...; Catalogue of Recent and Fossil Shells in the Cabinet of the late Edmund Ravenel

two works, quite rare, the two catalogues of Ravenel’s private collection.

Lot 6

William A. HAINES.

Catalogue of the Terrestrial Shells in the collection of William A. Haines.

A section of "one of finest scientifically valuable [shell] collections in the world" ('Shellers from Past and Present')

Lot 7

[Andrew D. BROWN, of Princeton, New Jersey (d.1886)].

Catalogue of the Genera Helix, Anostoma, [etc.]... in the collection of A.D. Brown

with 2 ALS signed from ‘Mrs. David Brown’, Andrew Brown’s mother, to ‘Prof. Gray’

Lot 8

Lorenzo Gordin YATES (1837-1909).

Catalogue of L.G. Yates Collection , Santa Barbara, Cal. Part I. Foreign land and fresh water shells.

Presentation copy. Charles Camp described Yates as ‘an almost omnipotent naturalist’.

Lot 9

W.M. STEWART (artist). - Jacob GREEN (1790-1841, contributor)

[PITTSBURGH & HAWAII]. Contributions of the Maclurian Lyceum to the Arts and Sciences. Vol.I …. No.2.

“First colored illustrations of shells in the United States “ (Richard I. Johnson).

Lot 12

Frank LYMAN (1895-1981).

[Drop-head title] Shell Notes.

This charming, informative and characterful journal was edited throughout by Florida conchologist and shell dealer, Frank Lyman.

Lot 13

J. Thomas L. MCGINTY (1907-1987, contributor). - Paul H. REED (publisher & editor).

Mollusca

A substantial run of a rare periodical work

Lot 14

Julius DIETZ (illustrator). - Prof. Dr. Carl Gustav CARUS (1789-1869).

[Cephalopods] Icones Sepiarum, in litore maris Mediterranei collectarum. Cum tabuis V. aeneis pictis.

towards the end Carus examines the color changes of the squid and refers to Goethe’s essay “Entopische Aufsatz”. The fine plates are from one of the artists…

Lot 15

Carlo PORRO (1813-1848).

Mollusca Terrestria et Fluviatilia edit. i. curante C. Porro.

an interesting, rare, and quite early survey

Lot 16

Yoichiro HIRASE (1859-1925).

[JAPAN: three catalogues of Japanese land and marine shells, for sale from Hirase]

Three catalogues: two from the library of Dr. Wheeler, one from Prof. Jacot.

Lot 18

Armand THIELEN, & Pietro CALCARA

[ITALY: two works, a trip to see the Paulucci collection in Florence, and a monograph published in Palermo].

The first work inscribed, the second on Sicilian shells.

Lot 19

L. BRUMATI, A. VILLA, and A.D. SCACCHI

[ITALY - four conchological works, mid 19th century]

All from the libraries of quite distinguished former owners.

Lot 20

Isaac LEA (1792-1886).

[Three malacological works, one inscribed to Lea, two by Lea; with an etched portrait of Lea]

The only conchologist to warrant a poem by Edgar Allan Poe 'It was my choice or chance or curse...'

Lot 21

[The Society of Tryons]. – [Prof. Josiah KEEP (1849-1911)]

[Cover title: The Tryons’ Handbook for Young Conchologists.]

Ephemeral, and very rare – OCLC lists only the Mills College copy.

Lot 22

William Wirt CALKINS (1842-1914).

[A collection of six works, one signed].

An interesting gathering of the earlier malacological works by Calkins.

Lot 27

Alfred Hart EVERETT (1848-1898).

[MALAYA & BORNEO, etc. - Collection of offprints, by various authors, all recording shells collected by Everett]

Bound in a single volume, five inscribed by their authors to Everett.

Lot 30

Paul FAGOT, G. A.J. HECART and others.

[FRANCE & SWITZERLAND: a collection of 10 local, departmental and regional conchologies, in French].

An interesting selection with publication dates ranging from 1825 to 1877

Lot 31

W.M. BEAUCHAMP, W.D. HARTMAN and others.

[UNITED STATES, East Coast: six 19th-century local or state malacological works].

Including work from some of the better known American malacologists of the time.

Lot 32

J. G. ANTHONY, Anna WITTER, F.M. WITTER and others.

[UNITED STATES, Ohio. - Four 19th-century local or state conchological works].

Lot 33

Charles Baker ADAMS (1814-1853).

Catalogue of Genera and Species of recent shells, in the collection of C.B. Adams … (printed for gratuitous distribution).

Quite rare - the 'Clench Duplicate' copy.

Lot 35

Charles M. WHEATLEY, J.J.F. WHITEAVES, and others.

[UNITED STATES & CANADA. - Four general malacological works, concerning shells in the North America].

Including an author's presentation copy.

Lot 37

C.R. ORCUTT, J.G. COOPER and others.

[UNITED STATES, CALIFORNIA & MEXICO. - Four works, concerning, in the main, shells and conchology in California and Mexico.]

Lot 38

Joseph Charles Hippolyte CROSSE (1826-1898, collection ?).

[A collection of nine malacological works, uniformly bound, two inscribed to ‘Mons. H. Crosse’]

Various authors, all bound in 19th-century in oatmeal-colored paper covered boards

Lot 39

Laurent Guillaume de KONINCK (1809-1887, collection).

[A group of five malacological works, bound in four volumes, with lozenge-shaped labels to the bindings]

From Laurent Guillaume de Koninck's library, sold to the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard

Lot 40

[GERMAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, various authors]

[A collection of 12 malacological works, pamphlets and off-prints, substantially bound, a number inscribed]

Lot 42

Paul Henri FISCHER (1835-1893) & Pierre Marie Henri FISCHER (1865-1916).

[Three malacological books, in French, from the libraries of the Fischers, pere et fils. - All inscribed].

Both father and son served as editors of the 'Journal de Conchyliogie'.

Lot 43

Carmelo MARAVIGNA (1782-1851), and others.

[SICILY & SARDINIA: four malacological works].

Lot 44

Frederick Wollaston HUTTON (1836-1905).

[NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA: a small collection of nine malacological works by Hutton, off-prints or extracts, some inscribed].

Lot 45

Antonio VILLA (1806-1885) & Gio. Battista VILLA (1810-1887).

[ITALY, Milan: four malacological works, three by the Villa brothers].

Two inscribed by their author.

Lot 46

Edoardo BONARDI, Arturo ISSEL, and others.

[ITALY: a collection of 31 malacological works, offprints, in 15 volumes, in Italian].

Lot 47

Giovanni RIGACCI (1816-1871), Luigi BENOIT (1804-1890), Luigi STALIO and others.

[ITALY: a collection of 23 malacological works, offprints and extracts, in Italian].

Lot 48

Victor AUDOUIN (1797-1841), Albert GRANGER (1838-1911), Ernest DUBRUEIL and others.

[FRANCE: five malacological works, in French, four inscribed by their authors]

Lot 53

Fritz HAAS (1886-1969).

[A collection of 40 malacological works in German, English or Spanish , in 31 volumes, mostly extracts or off-prints, ]

14 inscribed, most of these read ‘vom verfasser’ (‘from the author’).

Lot 54

John William BRAZIER (1842-1930).

[AUSTRALIA. – a collection of 21 malacological works in five volumes, mostly off-prints or extracts, a few inscribed by Brazier].

Lot 55

Charles HEDLEY (1862-1926), and others.

[AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, etc.. – a collection of 27 malacological works in 22 volumes, including off-prints or extracts].

Authored or co-authored by Hedley.

Lot 56

Bernard Charles COTTON (1905-1966), and others

[AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, etc.: a collection of 17 malacological works in 11 volumes, including off-prints].

Authored or co-authored by Cotton, and including works presented by the author

Lot 57

Edward Sylvester MORSE (1838-1925).

[Drop-head title:] Synopsis of the Fluviatile and Terrestrial Mollusca of the State of Maine.

Very rare: inscribed to a colleague William Greene Binney is the likely recipient.

Lot 58

R.E.C. STEARNS, F.A. SAMPSON, B.H. WRIGHT and others

[AMERICA. – a collection of 11 malacological works, mostly off-prints, in 5 volumes].

Lot 59

John William BRAZIER (1842-1930).

Catalogue of the Marine Shells of Australia and Tasmania. [Parts, i - III]

Part. I with both the cancelled and uncancelled versions of p.17 together with the subsequently issued pp.18-19.

Lot 60

R. BERGH, K. HANITSCH, V. GREDLER, O. REINHARDT and others.

[GERMAN & DUTCH. - 33 malacological works, in 31 volumes, most in German, most 19th century, a few signed].

Mostly off-prints or extracts.

Lot 61

R. HAGG, A.LUTHER, J.S. SCHNEIDER, J. STEENSTRUP and others.

[SCANDINAVIA & FINLAND. – a collection of Scandinavian or Finnish interest, malacological off-prints, inscribed by their authors].

Lot 63

H. ZWIESELE, F.HAAS, E. SCHWARZ, R. STURANY and others.

[MUSSELS. – six works illustrated with photogravures.]

Lot 64

Johann August Wilhelm KLEEBERG (1804-1881), G. JAN (1791-1866), B. KLECAK & others.

[Five malacological works, in Latin].

Lot 65

L.A. REEVE, R.T. LOWE, H.H. GODWIN-AUSTEN, and others.

[Four malacological works].

One inscribed by its author.

Lot 66

C. T. CANEFRI, F.F. TALAVERA, B. RENSCH, W.S.S. van BENTHEM JUTTING, and others.

[INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, PHILIPPINES, MAURITIUS and the Pacific. – 45 Malacological works, in 44 vols., mostly off-prints]

1874 and later, a few signed, most 20th century.

Lot 67

Olof O. NYLANDER, C.T. SIMPSON, W.B. MARSHALL, J.S. KINGSLEY and others.

[UNITED STATES, Eastern States. – collection of 25 malacological works.]

Lot 73

H.K. KUSTER, J. BURCKHARDT, B.F. NUTTING and others (artists).

[SHELLS – a collection of 68 colored plates, including a number of duplicates].

Lot 75

John Gwyn JEFFREYS (1809-1885).

[28 off-prints or extracts, some a single page, bound in 16 volumes, some co-authored by Jefferys, some inscribed ]

Recipients include Alexander Agassiz, Wilhelm Dunker and others].

Lot 76

W. H. DALL, F.R. LATCHFORD and others.

[CANADA, ALASKA and the North Wet Coast of North America. – a collection of 19 works, most off-prints, some signed]

Lot 77

Edward Sylvester MORSE (1838-1925).

[Collection of 14 works, off-prints or extracts, in 7 volumes, some inscribed by Morse]

Lot 81

C. WYVILLE THOMSON, D. L. BELDING, DR. PAUL FISCHER; C.P. BRARD

[CONCHOLOGY; EARTH SCIENCE] 1815 Histoire des Coquilles, with other important works on shells.

Color illustrated early French work.

Lot 83

Maxwell SMITH; et al.

[CONCHOLOGY] 1920 Exploration Scientique DU MAROC, & other titles

Includes an important 1912 work on Egypt

Lot 85

Albert GRANGER, et al.

[CONCHOLOGY] Allan Handcock Pacific Expeditions; 19th century leather bound French MOLLUSQUES, etc.

Lot 86

A. M. JAROWICA, & others.

[CONCHOLOGY; RUSSIAN SCIENCE] soviet era book on LORICATA, 1952; 2 bound volumes of monographs, etc.

Lot 88

Philip P. CARPENTER, AMADEUS GRABAU, et al.

[CONCHOLOGY] 1863 Off-print review of C. B. Adams’s catalog of the shells of Panama, Together with GRABAU’s on Fusus

Diverse and smaller lot including a thick leather bound volume.

Lot 90

[AMERICANA] A.A. GOULD, Richard I. JOHNSON

[CONCHOLOGY; Club of Odd Volumes] 3 books including 1841 Rare Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts, others

With miscellaneous of material laid-in.

Lot 92

Robert DAMON (1814-1889), Robert DAWSON, and others.

[GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND. – a small group of eight malacological works, some inscribed by their authors].

Lot 94

BIOGRAPHY. – George W. TRYON, Arthur MORELET, Otto Andreas Lowsin MORCH and others.

[A collection of contemporary or near contemporary biographies of well-known malacologists].

Lot 98

Etienne Alexandre Arnould LOCARD (1841-1904).

[Seven malacological works by Locard, mostly off-prints, two signed].

Lot 99

Joseph Charles Hippolyte CROSSE (1826-1898), C.S. RAFINESQUE, & others.

[BIBLIOGRAPHY. - A collection of 16 works, the majority bibliographies or check-lists of the works of well-known malacologists]

mostly off-prints, but including three sale catalogues (2 of shells).

Lot 101

Timothy Abbott CONRAD (1803-1877) & William Healey DALL (1845-1927).

[A small collection of works by or on Conrad].

Lot 102

D.F. ESCHRICHT, W.L. von RAPP, F.J.A.N. UNGER, S. CLESSIN and others.

[A collection of 16 malacological works, off-prints or extracts, most in German, published in Germany, Austria or Switzerland].

Lot 103

J.A.J COLBEAU, J.P. de GRATELOUP and others.

[A collection of malacological works, most in French, most monographs on individual species or families, most 19th-century]

Lot 104

DE J. C. CHENU

[PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED] Manuel de Conchyliologie et de Paleontologie Conchylioliogique 2 vol.

1859 French language classic with occasional color illustrations

Lot 105

Johan KOREN & D.C. DANIELSSEN, J. FRIELE, J. STEENSTRUP, O. MOERSCH & others.

[SANDINAVIA & GREENLAND. – a collection of 32 malacological works, mostly off-prints or extracts, most in Danish].

Lot 106

J.C. COX, E.A. SMITH, D.J. ADCOCK, W.H. WEBSTER & others.

[AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND. - a collection of 38 malacological works, mostly off-prints or extracts, in 35 volumes.]

Some inscribed by their authors.

Lot 108

G.B. SOWERBY, J.M. BRAGA, M.W.K CONNOLLY, W.E. COLLINGE and others.

[A collection of 15 malacological works, off-prints or extracts in 12 volumes]

the majority of African interest but including a small group by G.W. Sowerby on subjects other than African Mollusca.

Lot 109

Albert Arthur Alexandre GIRARD (1860-1914).

[Two-parts in one:] Revision des Cephlapodes du Museum de Lisbonne.

Presentation copy, including one of the earlier photographs of a squid: the Lesser Flying Squid ('Todaropsis eblanae').

Lot 110

Louis de FOLIN & L. PERIER, E. LAMY and others.

[FRANCE & SWITZERLAND. – malacological works in French, 20 works in 14 volumes, the majority signed, mostly off-prints].

Lot 111

Robert John Lechmere GUPPY, P. BIOLLEY, C.T. RAMSDEN and others.

[WEST INDIES and the CARIBBEAN. – a collection of 19 malacological works, in 16 volumes, some signed, most off-prints].

Lot 112

W.A. LINDHOLM , A.v. NORDMANN, A.T.v. MIDDENDORF and others.

[RUSSIA & EASTERN EUROPE. – a collection of 28 works, mostly off-prints or extracts, in 27 volumes. Some signed.]

Lot 114

F. DUMONT & G. MORTILLET, M.C. FRIDRICI, D. DUPUY, A. NOBRE and others.

[EUROPE, in French. – 45 malacological works, mostly extracts or off-prints, in 31 volumes, a few inscribed by their authors.]

Lot 117

Henri DROUET, J.B. GASSIES, E. BAICHERE and others.

[A collection, in French, of 87 malacological works, various authors in 69 volumes].

Lot 118

C. A. KOFOID, A.D. MEAD, N.H. ODHNER, W.E. COLLINGE and others.

[A collection of 81 malacological works in 69 volumes, mostly off-prints or extracts, a few inscribed by their authors].

Lot 119

H.R. SIMROTH, W. KOBELT, A. SLAVIK, A. von NORDMANN, W. KOBELT, and others.

[GERMAN. - a collection of 85 malacological works in German in 82 vols, mostly off-prints or extracts, wide variety of subjects]

Includes a group of works by Heinrich Simroth

Lot 120

A.R. CARCELLES, J. ZETEK, A. MORENO and others.

[SPANISH, South America. - a collection of 34 malacological works in 30 volumes, mostly off-prints or extracts,]

Most in Spanish, relating to South and Central America, some inscribed.

Lot 121

MALACOLOGY.

Approximately 1000 works, mostly off-prints or extracts, mostly in English, mostly 20th century.

Lot 122

Charles DARWIN (1809-1882) & Edward Sylvester MORSE (1838-1925)

[JAPAN. - two rare off-prints concerning the Omori Shell Mounds]

The first work includes a letter by Darwin in support of Morse.

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