125 items found
Klein, J. T.
Tentamen methodi ostracologicae sive dispositio naturalis cochlidum et concharum in suas classes, genera et species. [AND] Lucubratiuncula de formatione, cremento et coloribus testarum, quae sunt cochlidum et concharum, [AND] Commentariolum in locum Plinii Hist. Natur. Libr. IX. Cap. XXXIII. [AND] Sciagraphia methodi ad genus Serpentium ordinate digerendum.
Leiden, G. J. Wishoff, 1753. Three works in one volume. 4to (24.7 x 19.6 cm). , , 177, . , ; , 44; 16, (2) pp.; 12 engraved plates (to first work), and one engraved plate in the text (in second work), a few text vignettes. Contemporary mottled half calf over speckled boards, spine with five raised bands, gilt linings and gilt and black lettered morocco and vellum labels. Edges marbled.Read more
Say, T. [ Binney, W. G. (ed.)]
The complete writings of Thomas Say, on the conchology of the United States.
New York, NY, H. Baillière, 1858. 8vo (21.5 x 13.8 cm). 252 pp.; 73 fine lithographed plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, red and black morocco labels with gilt title on spine. Four pp. Baillière's "works on conchology and geology" (late 1858) bound in the rear.Read more
[The Western Society of Malacologists]
The Echo. The Western Society of Malacologists Annual Report. 1-20.
Pacific Grove, CA, The Western Society of Malacologists, 1968-1987. In 20 volumes. 8vo and 4to (28.0 x 21.7 cm). Numerous pages, several illustrations (shells, meeting participants, etc.). Original pictorial wrappers.Read more
Sowerby, G. B. I
The genera of Recent and fossil shells, for the use of students in conchology and geology. With original plates.
London, George Brettingham Sowerby, [1821-1834]. 8vo format (21.3 x 13.4 cm). [iv] pp.; 262 (of 267) lithographed and finely hand-coloured (all but three) plates. Contemporary uniform polished half calf over grained cloth boards. Spines with gilt ornamental bands and title. Brown endpapers. Edges finely sprinkled red. Preserved in custom-made pictorial shell-themed double slipcase.Read more
The mineral conchology of Great Britain; or coloured figures and description of those remains of testaceous animals or shells, which have been preserved at various times and depths in the Earth. Volumes I - II.
London, J. Sowerby, 1812-1818. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.2 x 15.5 cm). 482 pp. [I: 234, x; II: 235, iii]. 205 hand-coloured engravings (eight larger, folded), numbered 1-203, A (between 184 and 185). Number 33 used twice; no. 177 also numbered 173[bis]. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spines with gilt ornamental bands, blind-tooled compartments and two black morocco labels with gilt title. Green endpapers. Edges speckled red.Read more
Sturany, R. and A. J. Wagner
Ueber schalentragende Landmollusken aus Albanien und Nachbargebieten.
Wien, Hof- und Staatsdruckerei (Alfred Hölder), 1914. Large 4to (30.4 x 23.2). 120 pp.; 18 plates, one coloured map. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt lettering on the spine. Patterned endpapers.Read more
Unknown illustrations for the "Universal Conchologist": Fine hand-coloured stipple engravings of lesser-known Indo-Pacific and South Pacific marine shells.
[London, the author], ca. 1780. Six oblong sheets (27.0 x 33.2 cm) with original stipple-engraved hand-coloured illustrations of shells.Read more