Hanley, S. [C. T.] and W. Theobald
Conchologia Indica: illustrations of the land and freshwater shells of British India.
London, L. Reeve, -1876. 4to (27.2 x 20.8 cm). xviii, 65 pp.; 160 hand-coloured, lithographed plates. 20th-century dark green buckram. Gilt title on the spine.Read more
Hartmann, J. D. W.
Erd- und Süsswasser-Gasteropoden der Schweiz. Mit zugabe einiger merkwürdigen exotischen Arten dargestellt und beschrieben.
St. Gallen, Scheitlin und Zollikofer, -1844. 4to (25.2 x 16.7 cm). xx, 227 pp.; 84 engraved and finely hand-coloured plates [numbered I-XII, I-XII, I-XII, 37-60, X, VII, 63-84]. Contemporary grained half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines, ornamental bands and title. Speckled edges.Read more
Malacologia del Mar Rosso. Ricerche zoologiche e paleontologiche.
Pisa, Bibliotheca Malacologica, 1869. 8vo (23.0 x 15.1 cm). Half-title "Biblioteca malacologia"; title page, xi, 387 pp.; coloured folded map, five tinted lithographed plates. Early to mid-20th-century linen with gilt title on the spine. Mottled edges.Read more
Collections for a monograph of Tasmanian land shells.
Hobart Town, Tasmania, [the author], 1871. 8vo (22.4 x 14.4 cm). iii,  pp.; two tissue-guarded lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves; two printed additional slips. Later black half linen over patterned boards. Gilt title on the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in.Read more
A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased: which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Skinner and Co. On Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days, at twelve o'clock, Sundays, and the 5th of June (the day his majesty's birth-day is kept) excepted; at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-Garden, Whitehall. By order of the acting executrix. [AND] A marked catalogue containing the lots, what each respectively sold for, and the names of the purchasers of the four thousand two hundred and sixty-three lots which constituted the Portland Museum; late the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased. Which was sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. and the thirty-eight following days. Enabling every connoisseur to know among whom these valuable curiosities are distributed, and the sum which every lot produced.
London, Skinner, 1786 [AND] London, Kearsley, Walker, Sewell, Flexney, Robson and Egerton, 1786. Two works in one. 4to (25.0 x 20.2 cm). "Wunderkammer" frontispiece; title page, viii, 3-194 pp.; Title page, 5-44 pp. Mid-20th-century dark blue buckram with gilt title on the spine.Read more
Locard, [E. A.] A.
Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusques terrestres, des eaux douces et des eaux saumâtres. [AND] Mollusques marins.
Lyon, Henri Georg, Paris, J. B. Baillière, 1882-1886. In two volumes. Large 8vo (27.0 x 18.6 cm). 1,256 pp. [vi, 462; x, 778]. Uniform half-morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands; compartment with gilt vignettes and titles. Marbled endpapers.Read more
Martens, [K.] E. von
Conchologische Mittheilungen als Fortzetsung der Novitates Conchologicae. I-III(3). [Complete].
Kassel [Cassel], Theodor Fischer, -1881-1894. 8vo (23.1 x 15.3 cm). 266 pp. (I: viii, iv, 101, [i]; II: iv, 103-213; III: 19, 16 [i]); 44 mostly finely hand-coloured lithographed plates. Printed errata slip bound in. 20th-century brown buckram. Black morocco label with gilt title on the spine. Original printed wrappers bound in.Read more
Martens, [K.] E. von [AND] F. D. Godman
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Land and freshwater Mollusca. [AND] Introductory Volume.
London, Taylor and Francis, 1890-1901, 1915. Two parts in two. 4to (30.7 x 25.1 cm). xxviii, 706 pp.; 44 lithographed plates, of which plates 1-28 finely hand-coloured and partly heightened with gum arabic; [AND] viii, 149 pp.; two phototype portraits, eight coloured maps. Slightly later dark blue and black buckram with gilt title on the spines.Read more
Meyer, H. A. and K. Möbius
Fauna der Kieler Bucht. Erster Band: Die Hinterkiemer oder Opisthobranchia. Mit 26 Tafeln. Zweiter Band: Die Prosobranchia und Lamellibranchia nebst einen Supplement zu den Opisthobranchia. Mit 24 Tafeln. [Complete].
Leipzig, Engelmann, 1865-1872. Two parts in two. Folio (35.4 x 25.7 cm [board size: 36.1 x 26.8 cm). Two title pages (as part of a series, and as a stand-alone), 213 pp.; 46 [24; 22] chromolithographed plates, tinted lithographed map, three tables, including two large, folded; printed errata slip. Original quarter cloth over printed boards. Spines with gilt title.Read more
Moquin-Tandon, [C. H. B.] A.
Histoire naturelle des mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles de France contenant des études générales sur leur anatomie et leur physiologie et la description particulière des genres, des espèces et des variétés.
Paris, J. B. Baillière, 1855. Three parts in three. 4to (25.2 x 16.1 cm). I: viii, 416 pp.; II: 646 pp.; Atlas: half-title, title page, 92 pp., 54 finely chromolithographic plates. Contemporary uniform polished half calf over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands and two black calf labels with gilt title. Edges speckled red.Read more
Philippi, R. A.
Los fósiles terciarios i cuartarios de Chile.
Santiago de Chile, Gobierno de Chile, 1887. Large 4to (31.3 x 26.4 cm). 256 pp.; 58 fine lithographic plates. Publisher's embossed black cloth; boards with rich gilt-ornamented borders and title. Spine with five raised bands, compartments with gilt vignettes and title. Inner dentelles. Endpapers with floral pattern. All edges marbled.Read more