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L.A. REEVE, R.T. LOWE, H.H. GODWIN-AUSTEN, and others.

[Four malacological works].

One inscribed by its author.

Published: Various, Various

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L.A. REEVE, R.T. LOWE, H.H. GODWIN-AUSTEN, and others.

[Four malacological works].

[consisting of:]

1.Hugh CUMING (1791-1865). - Lovell Augustus REEVE (1814-1865), and others. [Drop-head title:] On the Geographical Distribution of the Bulimi, a genus of terrestrial Mollusca [From the Annals and Magazine of Natural History for April 1851]. [London?: 1851?] Octavo. Pp. [1-]2-25. 1 folding hand-colored engraved world map. (Map shaved close). Light brown upper paper wrapper (lacking the lower cover), stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Hugh Cuming (author’s presentation inscription to upper wrapper ‘H.Cuming Esq / from the author’); Laurent Guillaume  de Koninck (autograph note to upper wrapper, sold via Louis Agassiz to); The Museum of Comparative Zoology (bookplate, with accession number ‘951’). Off-print.

2.Richard Thomas LOWE (1802-1874). [Drop-head title:] A List of the Shells observed or collected at Mogador and its immediate environs … in April 1859 … By … Lowe…. Communicated by the Secretary [of the Linnean Society]. [London?: 1860?]. Octavo. Light brown paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. Extract.

3.Henry Haversham GODWIN-AUSTEN (1834-1923). [Drop-head title:] On supposed new Species of Land-Mollusca from Borneo belonging to the Genera Opisthistoma and Diplommatina. [London?: 1890?]. Octavo. Brown paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. Off-print.

4.[Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.] Duplicate Shells collected by the United States Exploring Expedition, under Capt. C. Wilkes, U.S.N. [N.p: n.d.] Octavo. 4pp. on one side only of 4 leaves. Stapled into cream paper wrappers.

RIJ 31, 84, 394. 784

  • Binding Condition: Acceptable
  • Overall Condition: Acceptable
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