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SA Auction #102 begins on 06 Oct 2022

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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].

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

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

[comprising:]

1.Charles Atwood KOFOID (1865-1947). On the Early Development of Limax. Cambridge, Mass.: 1895. Octavo. 8 lithographic plates. Original light green paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: ‘Rejected by MCZ Library’ (inkstamp); Edward Laurens Mark (1847-1946, inkstamp).

2.Alfred Davis MEAD (1869-1946). Observations on the Soft-Shell Clam … Reprinted from Thirtieth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Inland Fisheries. Providence, R.I.: 1900. Octavo. 11 plates. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Gary N. Calkins (1869-1943, signature and inkstamp); Arthur Paul Jacot (1890-1939, inkstamp). Off-print.

3.Bohumil SHIMEK (1861-1937). [Drop-head title:] Helicina Occulta. [Davenport, Iowa: 1904]. Octavo. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: James Henry Blake (1845-1941, author’s presentation inscription); MCZ (ink stamp). Off-print.

4.Jean Paul Louis PELSENEER (1863-1945). [Drop-head title:] The Cephalic Appendages of the Gymnosomatous Pteropoda, and especially of Clione. [N.p.: 1885]. Octavo. I folding lithographic plate. (Some leaves loose, the name of the original recipient of thus extract excised from upper blank margin). Later brown paper wrappers. Provenance: author’s presentation inscription. Extract.

5.Nils Hjalmar ODHNER (1884-1973). [Drop-head title:] Mollusca from Juan Fernandez and Easter Island …. The material on which this paper is based was collected by the Swedish Pacific Expedition (1916-17. [N.p.: 1922?]. Octavo. 2 plates. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 1 als and 1 autograph postcard signed, both from the author to H.A. Pilsbry and tipped in at the rear. (Some soiling and toning). Original paper wrappers (rebacked, repair to foreedge of upper wrapper, damage to lower wrappers. Provenance: Henry Augustus PILSBRY (1862-1957, author’s presentation inscription + letters). Off-print.

6.Walter Edward COLLINGE (1867-1947). Non-Operculate Pulmonata. [N.p.: 1903?] Quarto. 3 plates (one tinted). (One plate shaved at the outer margin). Original light grey paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: author’s presentation inscription. Off-print.

7.-81 [75 others in 63 volumes, most extracts or off-prints. See images for a selection] (81 in 69 vols.)

RIJ 64, [???], 85, 86, 66, 100, 251, 262, 283, 284, [???], [???], [???], 288, 376, 397, 398, 433, 448, 453, [???], 469, 480, 481, 485, 489, 496, 566, 567, 602, 653, 669, 778, 841, 842, 866, 884, 888, 910, 955, 965, 1126, 1234, 1251, 1339, 1411, 1461, 1632, 1642, 1643, [???], 1820, [???], 1921, 1930, 1994, 1996, 2705, 4144, 4172, 4173, 4174, 4185, 4187, 4189, 4190, 4191, 4215

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