Cassel [Kassel], Palaeontographica, 1855. Six papers in one. 4to (31.0 x 23.2 cm). 35 [5; 4; 12; 10; 4] pp.; six engraved plates [1; 1; 2 (one shared); 2 (one shared); 1], the two turtle and one cephalopod plate double-sized. Contemporary wrappers with the title added in script.
These six papers by the German paleontologist Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer (1801-1869) were originally published in this order in Von Meyer's own palaeontological journal, simply titled Palaeontographica. They deal with several turtles, birds, and a cuttlefish from Mesozoic deposits and the older Tertiary. Von Meyer himself drew the plates. Uncut. Spine near completely split. Scattered spotting, otherwise good. Very rare. Nissen ZBI, 4734.