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Catullo, T. A.

Trattato sopra la costituzione geognostico-fisica dei terreni alluviani o postdiluviani delle provincie Venete.

Padova, Cartallier e Sicca, 1838. 8vo (21.2 x 13.3 cm). Title page with engraved vignette, [iv], 512 pp., several tables in the text. Mid-19th-century pebbled cloth. Gilt title on the spine.

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Rare first edition of a work on the quaternary of Venice and surroundings

Cotteau, [G. H.] and [A.] Peron and [V.] Gauthier

Échinides fossiles de l'Algérie. Description des espèces déja recueillies dans ce pays et considérations sur leur position stratigraphique. I-X. (Complete).

Paris, G. Masson, 1876-1891. Ten volumes in eight. Large 8vo (23.8 x 13.7 cm). 1,259 pp; 85 very finely lithographed plates. Uniform near contemporary crimson roan over marbled boards. Spines with five raised bands, and gilt title. Marbled endpapers.

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A fine, complete set of one of most important monographs on fossil Echinodermata

Dubois, E.

Pithecanthropus erectus . Eine menschenaehnliche Uebergangsform aus Java. Mit Zwei tafeln und Drei in den Text gedruckten Figuren. [AND] An original photo of...

Batavia, Landesdruckerei, 1894. Large 4to (32.2 x 25.9 cm). Title page, [ii], 31 pp., two plates (one with photos of a skull, the other a tinted lithograph of bones), two text engravings. Blind quarter cloth over original printed boards.

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True first edition of the discovery of the "Ape-Man" from Java - dedication copy with original photo

Fuhlrott, [J.] C.

Menschliche Ueberreste aus einer Felsengrotte des Düsselthals. Ein Beitrag zur Frage über die Existenz fossiler Menschen. Nebst Tafel I.

Bonn, Henry & Cohen, 1859. 8vo (21.5 x 13.3 cm). 23 pp. One fine, lithographed plate. Contemporary grained half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title.

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PMM 342: the birth of the Neanderthal

Heer, O.

Die Urwelt der Schweiz.

Zürich, Friedrich Schultheß, 1865. Thick 8vo (22.2 x 15.1 cm). xxix, 662 pp., 368 fine text engravings, one double-sized full colour map, seven tinted steel engravings (one as frontispiece), and 11 lithographed plates. Luxurious rich gilt-tooled original...

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A very well-preserved copy with the special "Reichen Einband mit Goldschnitt"

Jäger, G. [E.]

Bericht über ein fast vollständiges Skelet von Palapteryx ingens . Über dessen Restauration und die davon angefertigsten Gypsabgrüsse; mit einigen...

Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1863. Folio (32.5 x 24.7 cm). Title page, 12 pp., two large, mounted albumen photos (26.3 x 19.3 cm), tissue-guarded. Original printed wrappers; protective translucent sleeve.

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First fine illustrations of the extinct Giant Moa of New Zealand

Karrer, F.

Geologie der Kaiser Franz Josefs Hochquellen-Wasserleitung. Eine Studie in den Tertiär-Bildungen am Westrande des alpinen Theiles der Niederung von Wien.

Wien, Hölder, 1877. Large 4to (33.5 x 25.5 cm). xiii, 420 pp. 96 text engravings, 20 folded profiles, maps and lithographed plates, mostly coloured and several very large (size up to 32 x 100 cm), seven folded charts and tables. Later half cloth with paper...

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A masterpiece

MacInnes, D.G.

A study of fossil Mammalia from East Africa [original manuscript].

Unpublished [n.d., but ca 1938.] 4to (26.0 x 20.4 cm). Original typed manuscript with 336 pp., 143 original photographs in various sizes, and some original drawn maps. Full contemporary dark blue cloth with gilt title on spine.

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Fine manuscript on extinct elephants and other mammals collected by Louis Leakey's expeditions

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..... ...

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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d'Orbigny's classic work on Viennese fossil foraminifers

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 cloth, boards with rich gilt-ornamented borders and title. Spine with five raised bands, compartmens with gilt vignettes and...

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Rare first, Spanish, publication of the fossil shells of Chile

Reuss, A. E. Ritter von and A. Manzoni

Die fossilen Bryozoen des österreichisch-ungarischen Miocäns. I. Abtheilung. Salicornaridea, Cellularidea, Membraniporidea. [AND] Briozoi fossili del Miocene d'Austria...

Wien, Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften (Karl Gerold's Sohn), 1873-1877. 4to (30.7 x 24.2 cm). 103 [50; 30; 24] pp., 46 [12; 16; 18] fine, lithographed plates. Later marbled wrappers. Original wrappers to each part bound in.

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A rare complete set

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...

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With fine photographic plates of Neanderthal skulls and bones