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C. T. CANEFRI, F.F. TALAVERA, B. RENSCH, W.S.S. van BENTHEM JUTTING, and others.

[INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, PHILIPPINES, MAURITIUS and the Pacific. – 45 Malacological works, in 44 vols., mostly off-prints]

1874 and later, a few signed, most 20th century.

Published: Various, Various

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C. T. CANEFRI, F.F. TALAVERA, L.A. FAUSTINO, A. LOCARD, B. RENSCH, W.S.S. van BENTHEM JUTTING and others.

[INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, PHILIPPINES, MAURITIUS and the Pacific. – a collection of 45 Malacological works, in 44 volumes, mostly off-prints, 1874 and later, most 20th century].

[comprising:]

1.Cesare Tapparone CANEFRI (1838-1891). [Drop-head title:] Contributzioni per una fauna malacologica delle isole Papuane. Genoa: 1874-1880. Parts I-VII in one volume, octavo. Some early colored paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. A rare collection of off-prints published over six years. Parts IV and V were published together, so it would perhaps be more correct to say ‘7 parts in six, bound in one volume’. This appears to be the complete collection, but I am not certain if any supplements were published?

2.Florencio F. TALAVERA & Leopoldo A. FAUSTINO. [Cover title:] Edible Molluscs of Manila … separate from the Phillipine Journalof Science Published by the Bureau of Science of the Philippine Government… Volume 50, No.1. Manila: 1933]. Small quarto. Plates, illustrations. Original green paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Pedro de Mesa (1885-1966, presentation inscription from Faustino); W. J. Clench (presented by a former student ?de Mesa); MCZ (ink stamp).

3.Etienne Alexandre Arnould LOCARD (1841-1904). Notice ethnographique sur les Mollusques utilizes en Nouvelle-Caledonie et dans les iles avoisinantes. Lyon: 1896. Octavo. Partially unopened. Original grey/brown wrappers (toned, upper wrapper chipped), stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: author’s presentation inscription.

4.Edward Henry MADGE (1901-1970). [Cover title:] New Records and Species of Land Mollusca from te Mascarene and Chagos Archipelago … reprinted from the Mauritius Institute Bulletin, vol.II, part 4. Port-Louis, Mauritius, 1846. Octavo. 1 plate. Original green paper wrappers, stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: author’s presentation inscription.

5.-6.Henry Edward CRAMPTON (1875-1956). [Drop-head title:] Contemporaneous organic differentiation in the species of Partula living in Moorea, Society Islands. [New York: 1925]. Extra-illustrated with a 1p. TLS from Crampton to Jacot bound in. Off-print from ‘The American Scientist’; [bound with:] [Drop-head title]: The Differentiation of Species … address of the retiring president, delivered at the annual meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences. [N.p.: 1928]. Off-print from ‘Science’, two works in one volume, octavo. Stapled into cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Arthur Paul Jacot (1890-1939, both works inscribed by Crampton to Jacot).

7.-45.[39 others, including eight works by Dr. Bernard RENSCH and nine by W.S.S. van Benthem Jutting. See images for a selection]. (45 in 44 volumes).

RIJ 18, 101, 128, 292, 301, 429, 437, 451, 452, 462, 553, 554, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 597,   651, 672, 712, 713, 766, 779, 785, 799, 800, 801, 802, 803, 804, 805, 806, 904, 921, 1015, 1029, 1066, 1210, 1561, 4102, [???], [???].

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