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

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

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

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

[comprising:]

1.W.H. DALL. [Drop-head title:] Determination of the dates of the publication of Conrad’s “Fossils of the Tertiary Formulation” and “Medial Tertiary”. [Washington, D.C.: 1893?]. Octavo. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. Off-print.

2.T.A. CONRAD. [Drop-head title:] Observations on a portion of the Atlantic Tertiary Region, with a Description of New Species of Organic Remains. [Washington, D.C.: n.d. but 1842]. Octavo. 2 lithographed plates. (Blue ink stain to outer blank margins, some spotting.) Stapled into cream wrappers. Extract.

3.&4.T.A. CONRAD. [Drop-head title:] Observations on the Tertiary Strata of the Atlantic Coast. [Washington, D.C.: n.d. but 1842]. 2 lithographed plates. (Blue ink stain to outer blank margins, some spotting.) Stapled into cream wrappers. [Bound with:] [Drop-head title:] Observations on the Geology of a part of East Florida, with a Catalogue of Recent Shells of the Coast. [Washington, D.C.: n.d. but 1846]. 2 works in one, octavo. Stapled into cream wrappers. Extracts.

5.T.A. CONRAD. Check List of the Invertebrate Fossils of North America. Eocene and Oligocene. Washington, D.C.: 1866. Octavo. Provenance: Harry Edgar Wheeler (1874-1958, signature). Off-print.

6.T.A. CONRAD. [Drop-head title:] Description of three new species of Unio from the rivers of the United States. [Philadelphia: 1841?]. Octavo. Brown paper wrappers. Provenance: Laurent Guillaume de Koninck (sold via Louis Agassiz to); The Museum of Comparative Zoology (bookplate, with accession number ’710’). Off-print.    

[and:] a quantity of related material, including a few  lithographic plates by Conrad. (a lot).

RIJ 313, 314, 315, 1730, [????].

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