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[GERMAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, various authors]

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

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[GERMAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, various authors]

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

Comprising:

1.E. DUPONT & P. DAUTZENBERG. Sur des Mollusques vivants et postpliocenes recueillis au cours d’un voyage au Congo . Brussels: 1890. Octavo. Pp. [1-]4-23[-24 final blank page]. 3 lithographed plate (1 colored, 1 folding). Original upper paper wrapper bound in, cloth-backed boards. Provenance: Leopold Epstein (library stamp and note on front free endpaper).

2.G. CAPELLINI (translator & editor). Sui Testacei Marini delle coste del Piemonte per J. Gwyn Jefferys … traduzione con note … del … Capellini. Genoa: 1860. Octavo. Pp. [1-]4-87[-88]. 1 lithographed plate. (Old dampstaining). Cloth-backed boards. Provenance: A.L. Brot (1821-1896, ownership stamp, with duplicate overstamp).

3.A. SCHMIDT. Beitrage zur Malakoloogie. Berlin: 1857. Octavo. Pp. [1-]5-78[-79-80 including final blank page]. 3 lithographed plates. (Some spotting and old dampsaining).  Cloth-backed boards. An off-print.

4.[BIBLIOGRAPHY]. - H. DROUET. [Drop-head titles:] Extrait de la Revue et Magasin de Zoologie… Lettres Conchyliologiques I. [-VII]. [Paris: 1854-1859]. 7 parts bound in one, octavo. Pp. 4; 8; 7; 8; 8; 8; 7. Paper-covered boards, backstrip lettered in gilt  (backstrip damaged). Provenance: ‘G.C.’ (binding).  A lively contemporary series of periodic reviews of conchological literature as it became available to Drouet in the 1850s.

5.E.-L. BOUVIER and H. FISCHER. [Drop-head title:] Etude Monographique des Pleurotomaires actuels.  Paris: [N.d. but 1898]. Octavo. Pp. [115-]116-180 4-39[-40]. 4 lithographed plates. Original drab paper wrappers (backstrip damaged), loose between cloth covers. Provenance: presentation inscription from Bouvier.  An extract/ off-print from the ‘Archives de Zoologie Experimentale et Generale’.  

6.-12. [see images]

RIJ 104, 105, 109, 294, 416, 1104, 1401, 1402, 1403, 1778, 1975, [???].

  • Binding Condition: Acceptable
  • Overall Condition: Acceptable
  • Size: Various
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