A manual of conchology, according to the system laid down by Lamarck, with the late improvements by de Blainville. Exemplified and arranged for the use of students. Illustrated by thirty-six plates containing more than two hundred types, drawn from the natural shell.
New York, NY, Harper & Brothers, 1838. 8vo (23.2 x 14.4 cm). 191 pp.; 36 lithographed plates. Contemporary grapevine-patterned full cloth. Spine with gilt title.Read more
A monograph of the cretaceous Lamellibranchia of England. Volumes I-II. [Complete].
London, The Palaeontographical Society, 1899-1913. Two parts in two. 4to (27.5 x 21.3 cm). 754 pp. [I: xliii, 232; II: vi, 473]; 257 text figures, 104 lithographed plates. Mid-20th century half calf over grained boards. Spines with four raised, blind-tooled bands. Compartments with black linen labels with gilt title. Green endpapers. Original title pages bound in the rear. Speckled edges.Read more
Williams, J. D. et al.
Freshwater mussels of Alabama & the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi & Tennessee.
Tuscaloosa, AL, The University of Alabama Press, 2008. Large, thick 4to (30.0 x 22.8 cm). xv, 908 pp.; numerous, nearly all full colour illustrations. Publisher's pictorial laminated hardcover.Read more
Wenz, W. [A.] and A. [M.] Zilch
Handbuch der Paläozoologie Band 6, 1(1-2) - 2. Gastropoda.
Berlin, Gebrüder Borntraeger, 1938-1944 [1960-1961], -1960. Two volumes in three. Large 8vo (25.1 x 17.1 cm). 2,497 pp.; 6,726 text figures. Uniform pebbled half cloth over linen boards. Spines with six raised bands and gilt title.Read more
Watson, R. B.
Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and the late captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. prepared under the superintendence of the late Sir C. Wyville Thomson, Knt., F.R.S., &c. and now of John Murray. Zoology. Vol. XV. Part XLII: Report on the Scaphopoda and Gasteropoda. By Rev. Robert Boog Watson, F.L.S.
London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1886. 4to (29.2 x 24.6 cm). 761 [756, 5] pp.; 53 lithographed plates, partly tinted plates, and six woodcuts in the text. Original dark green blind-stamped pebbled cloth. Boards with bevelled edges. Gilt title on the spine. Brown endpapers.Read more
Tryon, G. W.
A monograph of the terrestrial Mollusca inhabiting the United States.
Philadelphia, PA., [the author], 1866. 8vo (21.7 x 13.7 cm). 203 pp. [159, xliv]; 18 lithographed plates, each in careful original hand-colouring. Contemporary gilt-bordered black pebbled morocco over grey pebbled cloth. Spine with four raised, gilt-ornamented bands, gilt lines and title. Yellow endpapers. Speckled edges.Read more
Tryon, G. W.
Manual of Conchology, structural and systematic with illustrations of the species. Pediculariidae, Ovulidae, Doliidae, Cassididae.
Philadelphia, PA, privately published, 1885. 8vo (22.8 x 15.9 cm). 69 pp., 42 lithographed plates, of which 21 finely hand-coloured. Later half cloth over marbled boards, gilt title on spine, marbled flyleaves. Original printed wrappers bound in.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