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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
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.
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')
[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’
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’.
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).
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.
J. Thomas L. MCGINTY (1907-1987, contributor). - Paul H. REED (publisher & editor).
A substantial run of a rare periodical work
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…
Carlo PORRO (1813-1848).
Mollusca Terrestria et Fluviatilia edit. i. curante C. Porro.
an interesting, rare, and quite early survey
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.
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.
L. BRUMATI, A. VILLA, and A.D. SCACCHI
[ITALY - four conchological works, mid 19th century]
All from the libraries of quite distinguished former owners.
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...'
[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.
William Wirt CALKINS (1842-1914).
[A collection of six works, one signed].
An interesting gathering of the earlier malacological works by Calkins.
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.
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
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.
J. G. ANTHONY, Anna WITTER, F.M. WITTER and others.
[UNITED STATES, Ohio. - Four 19th-century local or state conchological works].
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.
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.
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.]
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
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
[GERMAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, various authors]
[A collection of 12 malacological works, pamphlets and off-prints, substantially bound, a number inscribed]
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'.
Carmelo MARAVIGNA (1782-1851), and others.
[SICILY & SARDINIA: four malacological works].
Frederick Wollaston HUTTON (1836-1905).
[NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA: a small collection of nine malacological works by Hutton, off-prints or extracts, some inscribed].
Antonio VILLA (1806-1885) & Gio. Battista VILLA (1810-1887).
[ITALY, Milan: four malacological works, three by the Villa brothers].
Two inscribed by their author.
Edoardo BONARDI, Arturo ISSEL, and others.
[ITALY: a collection of 31 malacological works, offprints, in 15 volumes, in Italian].
Giovanni RIGACCI (1816-1871), Luigi BENOIT (1804-1890), Luigi STALIO and others.
[ITALY: a collection of 23 malacological works, offprints and extracts, in Italian].
Victor AUDOUIN (1797-1841), Albert GRANGER (1838-1911), Ernest DUBRUEIL and others.
[FRANCE: five malacological works, in French, four inscribed by their authors]
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’).
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].
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.
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
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.
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].
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.
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.
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].
H. ZWIESELE, F.HAAS, E. SCHWARZ, R. STURANY and others.
[MUSSELS. – six works illustrated with photogravures.]
Johann August Wilhelm KLEEBERG (1804-1881), G. JAN (1791-1866), B. KLECAK & others.
[Five malacological works, in Latin].
L.A. REEVE, R.T. LOWE, H.H. GODWIN-AUSTEN, and others.
[Four malacological works].
One inscribed by its author.
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.
Olof O. NYLANDER, C.T. SIMPSON, W.B. MARSHALL, J.S. KINGSLEY and others.
[UNITED STATES, Eastern States. – collection of 25 malacological works.]
H.K. KUSTER, J. BURCKHARDT, B.F. NUTTING and others (artists).
[SHELLS – a collection of 68 colored plates, including a number of duplicates].
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].
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]
Edward Sylvester MORSE (1838-1925).
[Collection of 14 works, off-prints or extracts, in 7 volumes, some inscribed by Morse]
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.
Maxwell SMITH; et al.
[CONCHOLOGY] 1920 Exploration Scientique DU MAROC, & other titles
Includes an important 1912 work on Egypt
Albert GRANGER, et al.
[CONCHOLOGY] Allan Handcock Pacific Expeditions; 19th century leather bound French MOLLUSQUES, etc.
A. M. JAROWICA, & others.
[CONCHOLOGY; RUSSIAN SCIENCE] soviet era book on LORICATA, 1952; 2 bound volumes of monographs, etc.
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.
[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.
Robert DAMON (1814-1889), Robert DAWSON, and others.
[GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND. – a small group of eight malacological works, some inscribed by their authors].
BIOGRAPHY. – George W. TRYON, Arthur MORELET, Otto Andreas Lowsin MORCH and others.
[A collection of contemporary or near contemporary biographies of well-known malacologists].
Etienne Alexandre Arnould LOCARD (1841-1904).
[Seven malacological works by Locard, mostly off-prints, two signed].
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).
Timothy Abbott CONRAD (1803-1877) & William Healey DALL (1845-1927).
[A small collection of works by or on Conrad].
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].
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]
DE J. C. CHENU
[PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED] Manuel de Conchyliologie et de Paleontologie Conchylioliogique 2 vol.
1859 French language classic with occasional color illustrations
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].
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.
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.
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').
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].
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].
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.]
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.]
Henri DROUET, J.B. GASSIES, E. BAICHERE and others.
[A collection, in French, of 87 malacological works, various authors in 69 volumes].
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].
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
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.
Approximately 1000 works, mostly off-prints or extracts, mostly in English, mostly 20th century.
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.