Author Rütimeyer, L. Die fossilen Schildkröten von Solothurn und der übrigen Juraformation, mit Beiträgen zur Kenntniss von Bau und Geschichte.
Published [1873]
Item ID 7918
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[Zürich, Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesellschaft, 1873]. 4to (27.2 x 21.8 cm). v, 185 pp.; 17 lithographed plates (many folded or double folded). Later blind wrappers. Spine with printed label, mounted. Well-illustrated monograph on the fossil turtles of the Swiss Jura Mountains by the Swiss zoologist, palaeontologis and founder of the science of Zooarchaeology, [Karl] Ludwig Rütimeyer (1825-1895). Published in the society's Denkschriften , but this is a separately paginated offprint. Text paper a bit brittle at the edges and several edges restored. Plates on much better, thicker paper. Most plates, however, rather foxed. Rare. Nissen ZBI, 3511. A rare offprint