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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Société Géologique de France, 1838-1851. 11 volumes in 11. 8vo (22.5 x 14.0 cm). Numerous pages; several profiles (some large, folded) original blind or printed wrappers. = These are the results of the yearly extraordinary gatherings of the French geological society. The regular meetings were held in Paris, but these extraordinary meeting were hosted in different towns all over France, allowing to meet local geologists and to survey various geologically interesting places. Each contains a list of participants, descriptions of outcrops, etc., and, usually, a plate showing profiles, et... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Liverpool, The Liverpool Geological Association, 1882-1910. 8vo. In issues; Transactions volumes 4-6 bound in one. = Partly sets of three very uncommon geological series. The Transactions and Journal may have run concurrently; the Proceedings probably are a later series, perhaps replacing one or both. Generally in good condition. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Bonn, Petrus Neusser, 1861. 8vo (21.5 x 13.5 cm). 47 pp. Original embossed cloth. Gilt edges. = Rare thesis by the German geologist Ferdinand Zirkel (1838-1912), a pioneer in the microscopical research of minerals. He published much on this topic and in 1898 he received the Wollaston Medal of the Geological Society of London (vide Wikipedia). This is his thesis, on the geology of Iceland, written in Latin, as customary in those days. Old owner's name written in the top margin of the front free endpaper, dated 12/6.[18]69. Spine cover partly split, internally a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Prag, Borrosh & André, 1842. 8vo. 55 pp.; one folded hand-coloured engraved map of the "Kohlenführende Gebirgsformationen in Böhmen" with nine different colours. Original green grained roan. = A rare work on coal, by the Bohemian geologist Franz Xaver Maximillian Zippe (1791-1863). Bound in a nice and unusual, contemporary binding. Provenance: with on the title page verso a stamp of the "Hofbibliothek Donaueschingen". Text damp-stained, cover split at spite, otherwise very good, the map clean. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Prag, Patriotisch-ökonomisches Gesellschaft, 1835. 8vo. 49 pp. Contemporary green boards. = A rare work on coal bearing formations in Bohemia, by the Bohemian geologist Franz Xaver Maximillian Zippe (1791-1863). Provenance: handwritten dedication by the author to the German politician of Bohemian descent, Karl Egon II Fürst zu Fürstenberg (1796-1854), and a small stamp of the Donaueschinger Hofbibliothek on the title page verso. Rare. Text partly damp-stained, spine cover split at top, otherwise very good. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Roma, Salviucci, 1880. Large 4to (29.6 x 21.8 cm). 8 pp., two tinted lithographed plates. Disbound. = A finely illustrated work by the Italian palaeontologist Barone Achille de Zigno (1813-1892). The well-presrved skull is described as a new species. Published in the Atti della Accademia dei Lincei. Rare. Uncut. First text page and plate soiled, otherwise good. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Zürich, J. Wurster & Comp., 1853. Tall 8vo (24.5 x 12.1 cm). xvi, 400 pp., one large, double-folded map of Sitzerland in two colours. Slightly later grained half cloth over marbled boards. = Contains a massive list of localities in Switzerland with their actual height above sea level in meters and in feet. It includes neigbouring parts in, for instance, France and Germany, and covers in fact almost the complete Alps and Jura mountains. The introduction and general part is bilingual, German and French, the data in the tables are in German only. Label on spine foot, wo small stamps on the fro... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 's-Gravenhage, Dr. W. Junk, 1959. 8vo (25.0 x 16.3 cm). 143 pp. Original printed wrappers. = A very uncommon contribution to the knowledge of Jurassic ammonites. With a general introduction in French, German, and English by the editor, Werner Quenstedt, and an introduction to this part by the author (in German). Includes a large bibliography, and a postscript with additions. Uncut. A very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Peking, Geological Survey of China, 1928. 4to (29.0 x 22.8 cm). 146 pp.; 16 plates. Later half linen over patterned boards. Gilt title on the spine. = A rarely seen work on the palaeontology of Chinese mammals, including several new species of insectivores, a bear, a cat, a pig, etc., as wel as an unidentified Homo species. Well illustrated. Written by the Austrian vertebrate palaeontologist Otto Karl Josef Zdansky (1894-1988), the discoverer of Peking Man. This is Palaeontologia Sinica, Series C, Volume 5(4). With a small library stamp of Dr. H. Zapfe in the top margin of the title page; o... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Moskva, Izdatelistvo Akademii Nauk CCCP, 1955. 8vo (25.9 x 17.3 cm). 81, [ii] pp., 66 plates (mainly aerial views), 40 text figures (mainly photos and drawings). Original printed boards. = Rare, profusely illustrated work on the partly active volcanos of Kamchatka. In Russian. Stamp on the title page, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Basel, Birkhäuser, 1960. Large 4to (32.1 x 23.7 cm). 293 pp.; 115 text figures. Original printed wrappers. = An uncommon, well-illustrated monograph. Published in the series, Schweizerische Paläontologische Abhandlungen, this being the complete volume 78. Uncut. Printed errata sheet loosely inserted. Tiny crease to rear wrapper lower edge; no markings or other serious flaws whatsoever. A mint copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Hirn, Ferdinand Berger & Söhne, 1979. Large 4to (29.6 x 21.3 cm). 282 pp.; full colour frontispiece, 156 (groups of) text figures (several page-sized), two plates. = An excellent monograph with many fine illustrations including reconstructions of these giant Eurasian land mammals that were prominent in the Miocene and finally became extinct in the Pleistocene. Written by the Austrian paleontologist Helmuth Zapfe (1913-1996). Published in the series, Neue Denkschriften des naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. A mint copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Bruxelles, Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, 1971. Large 4to (32.9 x 25.5 cm). 169; 32 pp. 18 text figures, nine plates. Original printed wrappers. = Based on well-preserved specimens and including a new genus and species. Published in the Institute's Mémoires. Uncut. Usually found with library marks, but this is a rare, very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Kiev, Ukrainskoi Akademii Nauk, 1935. 8vo (26.2 x 17.5 cm). 139 pp., 45 plates, each with a printed tissue guard. Printed softcover with printed transparent sleeve. = Detailed account on the discovery and the skeletal remains of a fossil elephant, being a close relative of the mammuth. The tissue guards contain tracings of the outline of the most important features on each photographic plate. In Russian with a long (45 pp.) French summary. Published in the series, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Memoirs of Institute of Geology, V. Transparent sleeve chipped at spine foot, otherwise a very go... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Tokyo, College of Science, Imperial University., 1906-1908. Two papers in two. 8vo. 57 pp., 19 plates. Disbound. = Includes new species. No wrappers, but bindings strong. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Halle am Saale, Wilhelm Knapp, 1912. 8vo (20.7 x 14.0 cm). 25 pp.; six figures (two on an unnumbered, larger, folded plate). Original stiff printed wrappers. = On dinosaur finds in Germany, with illustrations, including a photograph of an excavation, and reconstruction of a skeleton. Inscribed and dated (18 XII 1912) by the author, the German palaeontologist Oskar Würtenberger (1866-1944) in the top-margin of the first text leaf. Offprint fron the Deutsche Töpfer- und Ziegler-Zeitung. Old stamp on front wrapper verso, label on spine foot; otherwise an excellent, clean copy. Rare. We never h... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, The Geological Society of London, 1859. 8vo (21.3 x 13.6 cm). 48 pp.; three text figures, one folded table. Disbound. = A detailed study of Jurassic strata illustrated with several profiles. Comparison is mainly based on lists of fossils, generally molluscs. Disbound from the Society's Journal. A very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, Trübner & Co. (for the Geological Magazine), 1879. 8vo (22.0 x 14.0 cm). 34 pp. [8;4;8;14]; four lithographed plates [1;1;1;1], of which two double-sized. Contemporary pebbled half calf over pebbled boards. Spine with gilt bands and title (of the Journal). = An important work on the marine Neogene molluscs of Sumatra (Indonesia) by the British malacologist Henry Woodward (1832-1921). Many of the well-preserved and well-illustrated specimens represent species described as new by Woodward, and still valid today. The paper, in four parts, was "published with the authority and assistanc... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, Lovell Reeve [Ashford, L. Reeve & Co.], 1912. 8vo (21.9 x 15.2 cm). xxiii, 392 pp., two portraits (one tissue-guarded), two folding maps, 27 plates. Original blindstamped red buckram. Gilt title on the spine and front board. Top edge gilt. = An excellent copy of an essential work for anyone interested in the Cocos Keeling Islands (current name) in the tropical Indian Ocean southwest of Java, or in oceanic islands in general. It is very well illustrated; not only with 27 plates but also with 79 text figures including large photos. Appendix with lists of the principle plants, birds, f... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, The Palaeontographical Society, [1848-] 1850-1882. Five volumes in two. 4to (27.3 x 22.0 cm). 912 pp. [xii, 208; 342, 2; xxxi, 231; ii, 58; (ii), 24]; several text figures, 72 [21;31;13;6;1] lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves; one very large, multi-folded chart with profiles. Later uniform brown pebbled cloth with gilt title on the spines. = A very seldom-seen complete set of the famous "Crag Mollusca", published in the Paleontographical Society Monograph series, over a very long period. The fine plates and detailed descriptions make this a truly monumental effort writ... continua a leggere
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