Author Meyer, C. E. H. von Ueber den Nager von Waltsch in Böhmen [AND] Physichthys Höninghausi aus dem Uebergangkalke der Eifel [AND] Schildkröte und Vogel aus dem Fischschiefer von Glarus [AND] Helochelys Danubia , aus dem Grünsande von Kelheim in Bayern [AND] Trachyteuthis ensiformis aus dem lithographischen Schiefer in Bayern.
Published 1855
Item ID 64684
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Cassel [Kassel], Palaeontographica, 1855. Six papers in one. 4to (31.0 x 23.2 cm). 35 [5; 4; 12; 10; 4] pp., six engraved plates [1; 1; 2 (one shared); 2 (one shared); 1], the two turtle and one cephalopod plate double-sized. Contemporary wrappers with the title added in script. These six papers by the German paleontologist Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer (1801-1869) were originally published in this order in Von Meyer's own palaeontological journal, simply titled Palaeontographica . They deal with several turtles, birds, and a cuttlefish from Mesozoic deposits and the older Tertiary. Von Meyer himself drew the plates. Uncut. Spine near completely split. Scattered spotting, otherwise good. Very rare. Nissen ZBI, 4734. Some important and well-illustrated studies by Von Meyer