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GERMAN AUTHORS; W. KOBELT; R. BERGH, et al.

(PALEONTOLOGY; CONCHOLOGY) Scholar's Shelf of 19th Century German Scientific Publications

15+ items, including rare pamphlets & books by Wilhelm Kobelt & Eduard von Martens

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  1. KOBELT, W. (1871). Fauna der nassauischon Mollusken. Wiesbaden, Niedner. 286 pages, ix plates. WITH: __ __. Nachtrag zur Fauna der nassauischen Mollusken, (2 pamphlets).  Wiesbaden: Julius Niedner, 1886 &  J.F. Bergmann, 1894. Both issues have engraved plates at end; wrappers retained.   In all, three titles bound in later green cloth. 
  2. __ __.  Illustrirtes Conchylienbuch. Bd. 1.  Nürnberg: Bauer und Raspe, [c. 1878]. Printed paper-covered boards, cloth spine.  Some staining & foxing. Vol. 1 only.  Bibliographical notice tipped-in. Scarce.
  3. __ __.(1897, 1898). Studien zur Zoogeographie. Wiesbaden, C.W. Kreidel.[Vols. 1 & 2.] Die Mollusken der palaearktischen Region. vii, 344 p.; Die Fauna der meridionalen Sub-region. x, 368 p.  Cloth binding, leather labels; original paper covers retained. Publisher's promo laid-in. Ownership marking on paper covers.
  4. __ __.  Prodromus faunae molluscorum testaceorum maria europaea inhabitantium. Nürnberg: Bauer & Raspe, 1888. iv, 550 p.; 
  5. RÖMER, E. (1857). Kritische Untersuchung der Arten des Molluskengeschlechts Venus bei Linné und Gmelin: mit Berücksichtigung der später beschriebenen Arten. Cassel, J. Georg Luckhardt. xiii, 135, [1] pages ; 20 cm (R. L. Johnson added a photocopy of the Marburg titlepage, though the Cassel t-p is present; bound in cloth-backed boards, with owner's stamps; foxing; titles pasted to each other at gutter.  Römer, Eduard, 1819-1874.
  6. MARTENS, E. V. (1855). Ueber Die Verbreitung Der Europäischen Land Und Süsswasser-Gasteropoden. Tübingen, 1855. 144 pages.  WITH: 2 unidentified earlier works bound at end. Marbled boards, later paper spine label. Pp. 148; 50 engraved plates.   
  7. __ __. Classischen Conchylien-Namen, 1860 (spine title); (175)-264 p., removed from a larger work and bound in boards. OCLC: Württembergische Naturwissenschaftliche Jahreshefte. 1860.
  8. __ __.     Purpur Und Perlen. Berlin, 1874.  55, [1] pages, illustrations, 22 cm.    Cloth spine, boards.   
  9. __ __. Handbuch der Konchylienkunde/ Die Weich- und Schaltiere. Leipzig: Freytag, 1883. IV, 327 p. Early cloth-backed boards, gilt spine lettering. (Cover has original wrapper cover pastedown.)                                                                                Eduard von Martens (18 April 1831 – 14 August 1904) also known as Carl or Karl Eduard von Martens, was a German zoologist. Born in Stuttgart in 1831, von Martens attended university in Tübingen, where he graduated in 1855. He then moved to Berlin, where he would be based for the remainder of his career, both at the Zoological Museum of the Berlin University (from 1855) and, from 1859 on, at the Museum für Naturkunde. In 1860, he embarked on the Thetis expedition of the Prussian expedition to Eastern Asia . When the expedition returned to Europe in 1862, von Martens continued to travel around Maritime Southeast Asia for 15 months. (Wikipedia)
  10. [3 in 1] BERGH, R. (1880, 1881, & 1883). Beiträge zu einer Monographie der Polyceraden. Wien, Baumüller. Parts 1-3, each with engraved plates.  3/4 leather over marbled boards. 
  11. __ __.  (Spine tiltle:) Kenntniss der Aeolioaden. 1874-1888. Collection of journal articles by Bergh, some illustrated. Bound in later cloth. Rare. Light foxing.
  12. __ __. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Coniden. Halle: Engelmann, 1895. (1)[69]-214,followed by 13 engraved plates. )Offprint) Nova Acta der ksl. Leop.-Carol. deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher. Band LXV, Nr. 2. approx.  32 cm / 13" ; Bound in cloth-backed green stiff paper boards.
  13. __ __. (Spine title:) Monographi AF Pleurophyllidierne, 1866-67, & Kundskab Om Phyllidierne, 1868-69. Bound volume of works by Bergh, with engravings.
  14. SURBECK, G. (1899). Die Molluskenfauna des Vierwaldstättersees, Inaugural-Dissertation ... von Georg Surbeck. Genève, Impr. de W. Kündig et fils. Pp.439-556, plates, fold. map. Bound in boards with wrapper cover pastedown.
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