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Carlo PORRO (1813-1848).

Mollusca Terrestria et Fluviatilia edit. i. curante C. Porro.

an interesting, rare, and quite early survey

Published: [Milan], 1846

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Carlo PORRO (1813-1848).

[Collectiones Rerum Naturalium Musaei Mediolanensis] Mollusca Terrestria et Fluviatilia edit. i. curante C. Porro. [Milan:] excudebat Aloysius de Jacobo Pirola, 1846. Quarto (10 x 8 1/4in; 254 x 210mm). Pp. [i-viii; 1-]35[-36 blank]. Half-title. (Spotted). Stapled within cream paper wrappers.

An interesting, rare, and quite early survey: the main list is made up under the headings: Genus; Species and Varieties; the Country of origin; and the published source for the information.

RIJ 1698.

  • Binding Condition: Acceptable
  • Overall Condition: Acceptable
  • Size: 10 x 8 1/4in; 254 x 210mm
  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
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