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Paul FAGOT, G. A.J. HECART and others.

[FRANCE & SWITZERLAND: a collection of 10 local, departmental and regional conchologies, in French].

An interesting selection with publication dates ranging from 1825 to 1877

Published: [Various], 1825-1888

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[FRANCE: a collection of 10 local, departmental and regional conchologies, in French].

1.Anatole de NORGUET (1823-1898). Catalogue des mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles du departement du Nord, par A. de Norguet. Lille: 1872. Octavo. Original blue paper wrappers (staple stab holes), loose in cream paper wrappers. It is noted on the cover that this an ‘extrait des Mémoires de la Société des sciences, de l'agriculture et des arts de Lille’.

2.Xavier Constant CHATENIER (1849-1926).  Catalogue des Mollsuques Terrestres et Fluviatiles observes dans le department de la Drome. Romans: 1888. Octavo. Grey paper wrappers (staple stab holes, some light soiling), loose in cream paper wrappers Provenance: author’s presentation inscription to half-title.

3.Jules DESMARS. Essai d'un catalogue methodique et descriptif des mollusques terrestres, fluviatiles et marins observes dans l'Ille-et-Vilaine, les departements limitrophes le l'Ouest de la France, et sur les cotes de la Manche de Brest a Cherbourg. Redon: 1873. Octavo. Original brown paper wrappers (early cloth reinforcement to backstrip, staple stab holes, upper cover with lower outer corner missing), loose in cream paper wrappers.

4.Charles Alexis Adrien Duhérissier de  GERVILLE (1769-1853). Catalogue des coquilles trouvees sur les cotes du departement de la Manche, lu a la seance du 14 mars 1825. [No place but Caen?: no date but 1825?] 12mo. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. 

5.N.A.J. NORMAND. Coup-d’Oeil surles mollusques de la famille Cyclades, observes … dans le Departement du Nord. Valenciennes: 1854. Small octavo. Green paper wrappers (staple stab holes, some light soiling), loose in cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Professor Raulin (presentation inscription to upper wrapper).

6.Jacques Sebastien Francois Leonce Marie Paul FAGOT (1842-1908). Mollusques de la region de Toulouse. Toulouse: 1875. Octavo. Original grey paper wrappers (staple stab holes, some light soiling, small chips to backstrip), loose in cream paper wrappers. A separate off-print, but described on the title as having been an ‘Extrait du Bulletin de la Societe d’Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse’..

7.& 8.Jacques Sebastien Francois Leonce Marie Paul FAGOT (1842-1908). Catalogue des Mollusques des petites Pyrenees de la Haute-Garonne comprise entre Martres et Saint-Martory. Toulouse: 1877. Octavo. Original light brown wrappers (staple stab holes). [with:] Rectifications et additions au Catalogue des Mollusques des petites Pyrenees de la Haute Garonne. Toulouse: 1877. Octavo. Contemporary light brown/cream wrappers (staple stab holes). The two works loose within a single cream paper wrappers. The first work is described on the wrapper as having been an ‘Extrait du Bulletin de la Societe d’Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse’ (vol.XIII), the second work was also issued in vol.XI of the same work.

9.Charles LALLEMANT & Georges SERVAIN (b.1846). Catalogue des mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles observes aux environs de Jaulgonne (Aisne) … Aout 1869.  Paris: 1869. Octavo. Original yellow/brown paper wrappers (staple stab holes, some surface soiling, inscription shaved), loose within cream paper wrappers. Provenance: inscribed, and initialed by Servain, but inscription shaved with loss. Author’s presentation copy.

10.Gabriel Antoine Joseph HECART. Catalogue des coquilles terrestres et fluviatiles des environs de Valenciennes. Valenciennes: 1833. Octavo, pp. [1-]4-23[-24. (Title detached and with small section of lower outer corner torn away, some spotting). Old grey paper wrappers, titled in manuscript on upper cover (split and chipped at backstrip). Very rare – no copies listed on OCLC.  This work was also issued in ‘Memoires de la Societe d'Agriculture, Sciences Et Arts, de l'Arrondissement de Valenciennes.  (1833) Vol.1, pp. 131-153.   Cf. J. Mangeart. Catalogue … des Manuscripts de la Bibliotheque de Valenciennes. Paris: 1860, p.561, #562.

RIJ 213, 351, 353, 701, 704, 1014, 1156, 1187, 1418.                    

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