Cailliaud, F.

Catalogue des radiaires, des annélides, des cirrhipèdes et des mollusques marins, terrestres et fluviatiles receuillis dans le département de la Loire-Inférieure.

Published 1865
Item ID 75263
€800.00

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Paris, F. Savy, 1865. 8vo (22.5 x 14.5 cm). 323 pp.; five lithographed plates of which one double-sized (numbered I, Ibis, II-IV). Later blue half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt-bordered red morocco label with gilt title. original printed wrapper bound in.

A unique copy of a rarely seen work by the French malacologist and Egyptologist Frédéric Cailliaud (1787-1869), being the copy of the French malacologist Gustave Frédéric Dollfus (1850-1931), inscribed by him in the top margin of the title page and profusely annotated in pencil, and with many pencilled illustrations, and a map, on tracing paper tipped in. The parts on crustaceans are the most heavily enriched. Bound in the rear are six smaller papers, dealing with the same fauna, viz. Dautzenberg, P., Coup d'oeil sur la faune du département de la Loire-Inférieure. Mollusques (Nantes, Emile Grimaud, 1898. 23 pp.); Dautzenberg, P. Description d'une nouvele espèce de Modiola provenant du littoral occidental de la France (Paris, A. Dollfus, 1895. 3 pp., plate); Dautzenberg, P. Description d'une espèce nouvelle du genre Chama provenant des côtes océaniques de France (Nantes, Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, 1892. 4 pp., text figs); Dautzenberg, P. Catalogue des mollusques marins recueillis dans la baie de Pouliguen (Paris, A. Dollfus, 1890. 5 pp.); Dollfus, A. Les plages du Croisic récoltes zoologiques (Rennes, Oberthur, 1888. 17 pp., two folding maps). A unique copy.

Richly annotated, illustrated and expanded by Gustave Dollfus

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