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J. G. ANTHONY, Anna WITTER, F.M. WITTER and others.

[UNITED STATES, Ohio. - Four 19th-century local or state conchological works].

Published: [Various], 1843-1883

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[UNITED STATES, Ohio] – J. G. ANTHONY, Anna WITTER, F.M. WITTER and others.

[Four 19th-century local or state conchological works].


1.R.M. BYRNES. [Drop-head title:] List of Land and Fresh Water Shells found in the vicinity of Cincinnati; also, the Unionidae of the Ohio River and its northern tributaries within the state of Ohio. [No place but Ohio?: Privately printed,] December 1872. Octavo. Recto only of 3 leaves. (Old folds). Stapled within cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Clench Duplicate (stamp).  Ref. Richard I. Johnson. “Occasional Papers on Mollusks” (Camb., Mass., 2002) , vol.6, no. 79, p.124.

2.Frank HIGGINS. [Drop-head title:] A Catalogue of the shell-bearing Mollusca, inhabiting the vicinity of Columbus, Ohio, with some remarks thereon. [No place but Columbus, Ohio: no date but 1858] Octavo. Pp. [1-]2-8. Stapled within cream paper wrappers. An off-print, re-paginated, from the ‘Twelfth Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture’ [Columbus: 1858].

3.John Gould ANTHONY (1804-1877). [Drop-head title:] Catalogue of the Terrestrial and Fluviatile Shells of Ohio. Second Edition. Cincinnati, Ohio: January 1, 1843. Quarto, 2pp. (recto and verso of a single sheet). (Old folds, short adhesive tape repair, old mount adhering to blank section of p.2). Provenance: William Clench (stamps, including ‘duplicate’). Ref. Richard I. Johnson. ‘ob. cit.’  p.124.

4.[Finlay Miller WITTER, Anna WITTER, George MOORE and others]. The Mollusca of Muscatine County and vicinity. By the Muscatine Conchological Club, Muscatine, Iowa. F.M. Witter, President. Boston: 1883. Octavo. Pp. [1-]4-24.  (Some old dampstaining, some creasing.) Light brown paper wrappers (some soiling and creasing, surface damage),  stapled within cream paper wrappers. Provenance: MCZ (blindstamp to upper wrapper).  (4)

RIJ 131, 425, 665, 4104

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