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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.]

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F. DUMONT & G. MORTILLET, M.C. FRIDRICI, D. DUPUY, A. NOBRE and others.

[EUROPE, in French. – 45 works, mostly extracts or off-prints, in 31 volumes, a few inscribed by their authors.]

[comprising:]

1.Francois DUMONT & Louis Laurent Gabriel de MORTILLET (1821-1898). Catalogue Critique et Malacostatique des Mollusques Terrestres et d’Eau Douce de la Savoie et du basin du Leman. Geneva: 1857. Small octavo. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Conchological Society (oval ink stamp to title).  It is noted on the title that this an ‘Extrait des Bulletins de l’Institut National Genevois’.

2.Christian FRIDRICI (1820-1880). [Drop-head title:] Catalogue de la collection Conchyliologique du Musee de la Ville de Metz. [Metz?: 1874]. Octavo. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. An extract from the ‘Bulletin. Soc. Nat. Moselle’.

3.Dominique DUPUY (1812-1885). Catalogue des mollusques testacés, terrestres et d'eau douce qui vivent à la Preste (Canton de Pratz de Mollo, Pyrénées-Orientales). Paris: 1879. Octavo. (Somewhat toned). Original drab paper wrappers, stapld into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Dr. Paul Henri Fischer (1835-1893, author’s presentation inscription to the title). An off-print from the ‘Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse’, vol. 13.

4.Auguste NOBRE (1865-1946). Catalogue des mollusques observes dasm le sud-ouest. Coimbre: 1884. Octavo. Original mulberry colored paper wrappers (some dame to backstrip, soe discoloration, staple stab holes), loose in cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Th. Lefevre (author’s presentation inscription to half-title). Series title ‘Contribution a la Faune Marine du Portugal’.

5.Jean de CHARPENTIER (1786-1855). Catalogue des Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles de la Suisse … fomant las seconde partie de la Faune Helvetique. Neuchatel: 1837. Large quarto. 1 lithographed plate. (Some toning). Original mustard-colored paper wrappers, bound within recent cloth-backed boards. Provenance: Jean Jeannet (1883-1962, ownership ink stamp). Off-print from ‘des nouveaux Memoires de la Societe Helvetique des Sciences naturelles’, vol.I.

6.-45.[40 others in 26 volumes, mostly off-prints or extracts. See images for a selection]. (45 in 31 vols)

RIJ 4, 42, 70, 80, 166, 264, 409, 434, 711, 735, 736, 737, 739, 990, 1012, 1028, 1049, [????], 1064, 1074,   1287, 1226, 1252, 1300, 1309, 1341, 1363, 1796, 1953, 4100, 4117

  • Binding Condition: Acceptable
  • Overall Condition: Acceptable
  • Size: Various
  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
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