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Auction #117 begins on 22 Aug 2024

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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.

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