Regional Earth Sciences - Geology

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Geognostis...
Oeynhausen, C. von and H. von Dechen and H. von La Roche
Geognostische Umrisse der Rheinländer zwischen Basel und Mainz mit besonderer Rücksicht auf das Vorkommen des Steinsalzes, nach Beobachtungen entworfen auf einer Reise im Jahre 1823 gesammelt.
Essen, G. Bädeker, 1825. Two volumes in one. 8vo (19.8 x 12.0 cm). 782 pp., one folding lithographed plate with several geological profiles. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Paper label with the title in an old hand on the spine. Original endpapers.
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€750.00
One of the first geological descriptions of southern Germany and adjacent Switzerland
Foraminifè...
Orbigny, A. D. d'
Foraminifères fossiles du bassin Tertiaire de Vienne (Autriche) découverts par son excellence le chevalier Joseph de Hauer ... et décrits par Alcide d'Orbigny..... Ouvrage publié sous les auspices de sa majesté l'empereur d'Autriche. Die fossilen Foraminiferen des tertiaeren Beckens von Wien, entdeckt von seiner Excellenz Ritter Joseph von Hauer ... und beschrieben von Alcide d'Orbigny...Veroffentlicht unter den auspicien seiner Majestaet des Kaisers von Oestereich.
Paris, Gide et Comp., 1846. Large 4to (30.5 x 23.3 cm). xxxxvii, 312 pp.; 21 lithographed plates. Turn of the 20th century full embossed cloth. Gilt title on the spine. Brown endpapers, speckled edges.
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€800.00
d'Orbigny's classic work on Viennese fossil foraminifers
Descriptiv...
Owen, R.
Descriptive and illustrated catalogue of the fossil Reptilia of South Africa in the collection of the British Museum.
London, The Trustees of the British Museum, 1876. Folio (32.5 x 25.2 cm). xii, 88 pp., 70 fine lithographed plates, several larger, and folded. Original green pebbled and blind-tooled cloth. Gilt title on the spine.
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€1,500.00
Among Owen's most important works
Essai sur...
Palassou, P. B.
Essai sur la minéralogie des monts-Pyrénées; suivi d'un catalogue des plantes observées dans cette chaîne de montagnes; ouvrage enrichi de planches et de cartes.
Paris, Didot, A. Jombert, Esprit, 1781. 4to (24.6 x 18.2 cm). xx, 346 pp., 12 plates (each with two views, and tissue-guarded) one unnumbered double folded map of the Pyrenees, nine numbered maps (all but one large, folded) in the rear. Original full mottled calf. Spine with five raised bands. Rich gilt compartments with floral vignettes and red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Edges dyed red.
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€2,750.00
Very rare early publication on the geology of the Pyrenees
Mémoires p...
Palassou, P. B.
Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des Pyrénées, et des pays adjacens. [AND] Suite des mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des Pyrénées, et des pays adjacens.
Pau, Vignancour, 1815-1819. Two volumes in two (20.7 x 12.7; 19.6 x 12.0 cm). 8vo. 954 [xvi, 485; xxiii, 430] pp. Contemporary green boards. Spine with gilt bands and red morocco label with gilt title (volume I), and near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers (volume II).
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€1,280.00
Rare first geological and mineralogical survey of the Pyrenees.
Der Jura.
Quenstedt, F. A.
Der Jura.
Tübingen, H. Laupp, [1856]-1858. Thick 8vo (22.5 x 14.9 x 7.0 cm). vi, 1066 pp., 100 engraved plates, 42 text engravings and three hand-coloured, folded geological tabels. 20th century half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-bordered bands and green morocco label with gilt title.
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€475.00
An extremely well-illustrated work on the Jurassic system
Flötz-Kart...
Raub, H.
Flötz-Karte der Steinkohlen-Formation in Westphalen, gezeichnet durch H. Raub 1856. Revidirt und vervollständigt 1858.
Iserlohn, J. Bädeker, 1858. Very large (72.0 x 180.0 cm) folding lithographed geological map in 13 different colours with three "Quer-Profile" (profiles) also hand-coloured, mounted on linen. Preserved in a contemporary (perhaps original) pebbled cloth binding with marbled flyleaves, and red morocco label with gilt title on the spine.
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€1,200.00
Very rare, and very early: a geological map of the most important coal-bearing region of Germany
Das Matter...
Rey, G.
Das Matterhorn. Vorwort von E. de Amicis with geologische Erläuterungen by V. Novarese.
Stuttgart and Leipzig, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1905. 4to (29.2 x 21.0 cm). xi, 258 pp.; 35 plates of which 14 are nicely tinted photographic plates after water-colours, mounted on black paper, all by Edoardo Rubino and 11 photographs (most by Vittorio Sella and a few by G. Rey) and ten photographic plates from drawings also by Edoardo Rubino. Furthermore there are 13 images of drawings in the text also by Edoardo Rubino [complete]. Original cloth with bevelled edges, gilt mounted title piece on front board and gilt-lettered spine label. Mottled olive endpapers. Top edge gilt.
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€125.00
Absolutely complete and very good copy of the classic in alpine literature
Voyage en...
Robert, E. [Gaimard]
Voyage en Islande et au Groënland executé pendant les années 1835 et 1836 sur la corvette La Recherche commandée par M. Tréhouart Lieutenant de Vaisseau dans le but de découvrir les traces de La Lilloise. Publié par ordre du Roi sous la direction de M. Paul Gaimard président de la Commission Scientifique d'Islande et de Groënland. Minéralogie et géologie.
Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1838-1840. Two parts in one. Large 8vo (22.7 x 15.1 cm). Title page (to the text, dated 1840), xi, 469 pp.; second title page (to the atlas, dated 1838), [ii] pp., 36 lithographed plates. Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards. Spine rich gilt. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges.
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€4,500.00
A rare early work on the geology of Iceland
Ein geolog...
Rothpletz, A.
Ein geologischer Querschnitt durch die Ost-Alpen nebst Anhang über die sog. Glarner Doppelfalte.
Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart (E. Koch), 1894. 8vo (22.4 x 15.4 cm). iv, 208 pp. two full colour folded profiles of which one measuring 22.5 x 352 cm (!), 115 text illustrations. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt lines and two red morocco labels with gilt title on the spine. Edges speckled.
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€450.00
Perhaps the longest geological profile ever
Die fossil...
Rütimeyer, L.
Die fossilen Schildkröten von Solothurn und der übrigen Juraformation, mit Beiträgen zur Kenntniss von Bau und Geschichte.
[Zürich, Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesellschaft, 1873]. 4to (27.2 x 21.8 cm). v, 185 pp.; 17 lithographed plates (many folded or double folded). Later blind wrappers. Spine with printed label, mounted.
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€300.00
A rare offprint
Essai sur...
Saporta, G. De and A. F. Marion
Essai sur l'état de la végétation à l'époque des Marnes Heersiennes de Gelinden.
Bruxelles, Hayez, 1873. 4to (29.0 x 22.7 cm). 92 pp., 12 tinted lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers.
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€100.00
Description of a well-preserved Palaeocene flora