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Chs. Darwi...
Rolle, F.
Chs. Darwin's Lehre von der Enstehung der Arten im Pflanzen- und Thierreich in ihrer Anwendung auf die Schöpfungsgeschichte. dargestellt und erläutert. Mit Holzschnitten.
Frankfurt am Main, Johann Christian Hermann, 1863. 8vo (21.0 x 13.3 cm). [vi], 274 pp., several woodengravings in the text. Original full cloth with gilt title on the spine. Speckled edges.
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Very rare, early contribution to the dissimination of Darwin's ideas in Germany
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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Description of a well-preserved Palaeocene flora
Die diluvi...
Schmidt, R. R.
Die diluviale Vorzeit Deutschlands.
Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart (Nägele und Dr. Sproesser), 1912. Very large 4to (35.5 x 30.0 cm). xiii, 283 pp.; 47 engraved or heliogravure plates with explanatory text leaves, loose in rear pocket. Original quarter vellum over cloth boards. Gilt title on front board; gilt-lettered morocco label on the spine.
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With fine photographic plates of Neanderthal skulls and bones
Report on...
Spencer, B. (ed.)
Report on the work of the Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia. Part III. Geology and botany.
London, Dulau; Melbourne, Mullen and Slade, 1896. 4to (25.6 x 19.2 cm). [ii], 204 pp.; nine plates (all geological or palaeontological). Original blue buckram with gilt title on the spine.
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Australian palaeontology - usually not found separately
Report of...
Tokunaga, S. et al.
Report of the First Scientific Expedition to Manchoukuo. Under the leadership of Shigeyasu Tokunaka. June - October 1933. Section II [Geology]. Part I-IV. [Complete].
Tokyo, Asahi, 1934-1939. Four volumes in four. 4to (26.0 x 19.0 cm). Ca. 700 pp. with 124 plates and three folding coloured maps. Original uniform printed stiff wrappers.
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A rare, complete geological section of the results of an expedition to northern China
Das Neogen...
Tollmann, A.
Das Neogen am Südwestrand des Leithagebirges zwischen Eisenstadt und Hornstein. Dissertation zur Erlangung des Doktorgrades an der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Wien.
Wien, [not published], 1953. Small folio (29.8 x 21.0 cm). 226 pp., 28 text figures (tipped in), three large folded maps (one hand-coloured), five folded tables and graphs. Black half cloth. Hand-written label on the spine.
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A well-executed original manuscript thesis on Tertiary invertebrates
De corpi m...
Vallisneri, A. [Vallisnieri]
De corpi marini, che fu' Monti si trovano; delle lore origine; e dello stato del Mondo avanti'l Diluvio, nel Diluvio, e dopo il Diluvio: lettere critiche di Antonio Vallisneri. ... con le annotazioni alle quali s'aggiungono tre altre lettere critiche contre le opere del Sig. Andry, Francese, e suoi Giornali.
Venezia, Dominico Lovisa, 1721. 4to (21.9 x 16.2 cm). Contemporary limp vellum. Spine with title written in ink in an old hand. Edges speckled red.
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Palaeontological researches by an early follower of Galilei
Mémoires d...
[Various geologists and palaeontologists]
Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Normandie. Volumes I-V. [IINCLUDING Société Linnéenne de Calvados].
Caen, Société Linnéenne de Normandie, 1824-1835. Five volumes in six. 8vo (volumes I-IV, 21.0 x 13.2 cm), 4to (volume V, 27.6 x 22.0 cm), and oblong folio (atlas to volumes II-IV, 22.5 x 31.0 cm). Title pages, 15 lithographed (partly folded) plates in volume I, one hand-coloured geological map, 39 lithographed plates in the atlas volume, mainly depicting lichens by Delise, and geological maps (11 hand-coloured). Uniform later half calf over marbled boards. Spines with gilt title.
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Rare start of one of the oldest French Linnean society publications
Volta, G. S.
Ittiolitologia Veronese del Museo Bozziano ora annesso a quello del conte Giovambattista Gazola e di altri gabinetti di fossili Veronesi con la versione Latina.
Verona, Giuliari, 1796-1809. Folio (54.7 x 38.6 cm). lii, cccxxiii pp., 76 plates (19 double-sized, five multiple folded). Contemporary style half calf over marbled boards; spine with gilt ornaments and title.
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A magnificent work on spectacular fossil fish