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
Tuomey, M. and F. S. Holmes
Pleiocene fossils of South-Carolina: containing descriptions and figures of the Polyparia, Echinodermata and Mollusca.
Charleston, SC, Russell & Jones, [1855-] 1857. Large 4to/Folio (34.5 x 26.5 cm). xvi, 152 pp.; 29 finely lithographed plates. 19th-century full linen. Spine with two black morocco labels with gilt title.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
Tapparone-Canefri, C. [M.]
Zoologia del viaggio intorno al globo della R. fregata Magenta durante gli anni 1865-1868. Malacologia (gasteropodi, acefali e brachiopodi).
Torino, Stamperia Reale, 1876. Large 4to (28.5 x 21.1 cm). 155 pp.; four chromolithographed and partly hand-coloured plates, hightened with gum arabic. Later brown buckram with gilt title on the spine. Edges sprinkled red.Read more
Stracké, L. [U. E.]
Herbarium with plants from Rome, Vatican City and the Netherlands.
Italy, The Netherlands, unpublished, ca. 1877-1929. Folio (40.0 x 23.7 cm). 101 leaves with dried plants mounted. Contemporary burgundy half morocco over grained scarlet morocco. Owner's name in gilt on front board.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
Schumacher, [H.] C. F.
Essai d’un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Avec XXII planches.
Copenhague, Schultz, 1817. Quarto (25.2 x 20.2 cm). Title page, 287 pp.; 22 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over tree calf resembling paper boards. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Yellow endpapers. Marbled edges.Read more
Scali, P. P.
Catalogus omnium animalium testaceorum, quae in celeberrimo museo Petri Pauli Scali Liburnensis adservantur: ex Mari Persico, Chinensi, Brasiliensi, Rubro, Americano, Oceano & Mediterraneo collectorum: his accedunt quamplurimae quae diluvianae appellantur.
Geneva, Cramer, Philibert and Philibert, 1746. 4to (24.4 x 19.2 cm). 44 pp. Early 20th-century pebbled half-morocco over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers.Read more