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SA Auction #102 begins on 06 Oct 2022

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Giovanni RIGACCI (1816-1871), Luigi BENOIT (1804-1890), Luigi STALIO and others.

[ITALY: a collection of 23 malacological works, offprints and extracts, in Italian].

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Giovanni RIGACCI (1816-1871), Luigi BENOIT (1804-1890), Luigi STALIO and others.

[ITALY: a collection of 23 malacological works, offprints and extracts, in Italian].


1.G. RIGACCI. Catalogo delle Conchiglie component la collezione Rigacci classificata col Sistema di Lamarck … adottati dai piu recenti conchiologi. Parte prima delle conchiglie viventi. Rome: 1866. Octavo. Pp. [1-]4-56. Pink paper wrappers, stapled into brown paper wrappers. Off-print.

2.L. BENOIT. Sull’ Illustrazione sistematica critica iconografica dei testacei estramarini della Sicilia di Luigi Benoit. Cenno di Alessandro Rizza. Siracusa, Sicily: 1839. Octavo. Pp. [1-]4-10. (Horizontal creasing.) Green paper wrappers (horizontal creasing), stapled into cream paper wrappers. Off-print.

3.Luigi STALIO. Notizie Storiche sul progresso dello studio della Malacologia dell’ Adriatico … con un’ Appendice di Prospetti statistici. Venice: 1874. Octavo. Pp. [i-iv; 1-]2-185[-188 including final blank]. (Some ink staining to lower outer corners). Original oatmeal colored paper wrappers (ink stain to upper cover), stapled into cream paper wrappers. Off-print.

4.Edoardo de BETTA. Malacologia Terrestre e Fluviatile della valle di Non nel Tirolo Italiano … Parte I. Mollsuchi Terrestri. Verona: 1852. Octavo. Pp. [i-ii; 1-]4-144. Half-title.  (Plate lacking but present as a  photocopied facsimile). Stapled into cream paper wrappers.  Provenance: William Greene Binney (presentation inscription from the author on a pasted on slip).

5.Carlo PORRO. [Drop-head title:] Studii su talune variazioni offerte da molluschi fluviatile e terrestri a conchiglia univalve. [Turin: 1838]. Quarto. Pp. 219-255[-256]. 1 lithographed plate. (Without half-title/cover leaf). Brown wrappers, within brown wrappers. Off-print.

6.-23.[18 others, off-prints or extracts, in Italian, most 19th century, see images for a further sample]. (23).

RIJ 71, 148, 152, 298, 438, 843, 909, 1294, 1326, 1623a, 1824, 1829, 1916, 1922, 1924, 1932,  4143, 4170, 4177,  4178, 4179, 4180, 4181.

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