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    • Note Bibliografiche: Leiden, E. J. Brill, [1882]-1887. 8vo (24.2 x 15.7 cm). viii, 208 pp.; five lithographed plates. Original printed boards. = A detailed study with notes on the mineral properties and contents. The plates show minerals (some crystals), and two maps. The "angrenzenden Inseln" are Pulu Samauw, Pulu Kambing, and Kisser; all to the east of Timor. Published in the series, "Sammlungen des geologischen Reichs-Museums in Leiden, herausgegeben von K. Martin und A. Wichmann". Cancelled library stamp, label on spine foot, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, The Paleontographical Society, 1962-1968. Four parts in four. 4to. 138 pp. 32 plates. Original wrappers with printed paper label on front wrappers (parts I-III), and original printed wrappers (part IV). = The complete monograph, being the series no's 497, 504, 512 and 520. A major revision with new species. Well-illustrated. An excellent, clean set. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, The Paleontographical Society, 1962-1968. Four parts in four. 4to. 138 pp. 32 plates. Original wrappers with printed paper label on front wrappers (parts I-III), and original printed wrappers (part IV). = The complete monograph, being the series no's 497, 504, 512 and 520. A major revision with new species. Well-illustrated. Former private owner's name in the top margin of the first part; cancelled stamp on the front wrappers of the third and fourth part; otherwise an excellent, internally unmarked and clean set. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, The Paleontographical Society, 1950. 4to (27.8 x 22.0 cm). 55 pp.; seven plates. Original wrappers with printed paper label on front wrapper. = Complete in one volume, being from the entire series no. 447. In absolute excellent condition, no markings, crisp and clean. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Trenton, NJ, Geological Survey of New Jersey, 1892. 4to (28.8 x 22.7 cm). v, 402 pp., 50 plates. Original blindstamped cloth with gilt title on the spine. = An excellent copy of the original, bound edition, which is very uncommon outside North America. Includes the descriptions and illustrations of many new species of Late Cretaceous and Palaeogene molluscs. The state of preservation of the fossils is from rather poor to quite good. This part is much rarer than the one on the bivalves and brachiopods. Weak bump to spine top, interior good, clean, without the usual ex library markings. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Washington, DC, U.S. Geological Survey, 1885-1892. Two volumes in two. 4to (29.0 x 23.1 cm). 696 [xx, 269; v, 402] pp., 85 [35; 50] lithographed plates, very large, folded, full colour geological map of New Jersey in rear pocket of first volume. Original uniform blind tooled cloth, with gilt title on the spines. = An important work with many new taxa of Cretaceous and Palaeogene age. Well-illustrated. Published as volus XI and XVIII of the U.S. Geological Survey monographs. Slight rubbing to the boards. A small label at the spine head, and a small old stamp on the titles of the bivalve part... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office, 1889. Large, thick 4to (29.3 x 23.5 cm). 780 pp., 38 fine, tinted lithographed plates (several in chromolithography, tissue-guarded), three (very) large folded maps [listed as plates I-XXXVIII and Maps 1-3]. Publisher's embossed cloth. Spine with gilt vignette and title. Printed errata leaf bound in. = Rare first report of a huge publication complete in seven volumes. But this is the only part on the geography, with fine maps and views. Includes several nice views such as of the scene at Mouth of Canon of the Virgin River near Shonesburg, Utah; Cr... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Oslo, Universitetsforlaget, 1991. Large 4to (29.6 x 20.9 cm). 104 pp., 67 text figures. Original printed stiff wrappers. = The ultimate work on fossil and Recent hyaenas, with an appendix on reconstructing fossil hyaenas by Wendelin and Björn Lindsten. Particularly interesting are the fine drawings of skulls, and the convincing renderings of "living" fossil hyaenas. The authors explain their choise of fur-patterns and alternative views. A fine clean copy of the original edition (not the American reprint), published in the series Fossils & Strata (no. 30). Rare. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart (Nägele & Dr. Proesser), 1911. 4to (30.3 x 23.1 cm). 67 pp.; three collotype plates. Original printed wrappers. = A detailed and well-illustrated monograph. This is a habilitation paper by and for the German palaeontologist and geologist Emil Wepfer (1883-1930) (not in 2400 Years of Malacology). The plate headers show that this work was also published in Palaeontographica, volume 59. Wrappers worn at spine ends, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Berlin, Königliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1837. 4to. 59 pp.; two large, folded engraved plates. Disbound. = Two papers on crystal systems, in particular in feldspars, published back-to-back, by the German mineralogist Christian Samuel Weiss (1780-1856). Published in the academy's Abhandlungen. "Weiss is credited for creating parameters of modern crystallography, and was instrumental in making it a branch of mathematical science. He stressed the significance of direction in crystals, considering crystallographic axes to be a possible basis for classification of crystals. He is credited... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: 's-Gravenhage, Dr. W. Junk, 1968. 8vo (25.0 x 16.4 cm). 196 pp. Original printed wrappers. = A seldom-seen part of this famous series, this part dealing with fish otolites; often the best preserved parts of fossil fish. Includes a large bibliography and index. It replaces (updates and corrects) part 24 of the same series, which was published 44 years earlier. Uncut. A mint copy. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Leipzig, J. A. Barth, 1911. 8vo (22.0 x 14.3 cm). viii, 331 pp., 17 photographic plates, 43 text figures. Original green cloth with black lettering on the spine and front board. Top edge green. = Important contribution to the thermodynamics in meteorology by the now famous founder of the continental drift theory, which he published in the next year. In fact, his theory about the "Entstehung der Kontinente" discredited him as a scientist. Until then he was renowned for "sound" contributions on meteorology, such as this one. Only later he was proven to be right. Small hole in the spine cover,... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Braunschweig, Friedrich Vieweg & Sohn, 1920. 8vo (21.7 x 14.2 cm). viii, 135 pp.; 33 text figures and maps. Original printed cloth with title in black on front board, and small vignette on the spine. = Rare, expanded second edition in bookform and the basic theory on the "Kontinentalverschiebungstheorie" which only was accepted by the "official" scientists and geologists after World War II. The German meteorologist and geologist Alfred Wegener (1880-1930) first introduced his theory of continental drift in 1912, in a geographical magazine. In 1915 Friedrich Vieweg published the first editio... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Boulder, CO, The Geological Society of America, inc., 1973. Large 8vo (24.6 x 15.8 cm). xi, 341 pp. Original burgundy buckram with gilt title on spine. = With a list of new genera described since 1942. A rare dedication copy. Inscribed by the author on the rear free endpaper (dedication to two Austrian geologists). Tiny bump to lower front board corner, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1982. Two volumes in two. 8vo (22.0 x 15.0 cm). 772 pp. [372; 400]. Uniform cloth and dust jackets. = Very thorough. Containing approximately 38,000 (!) terms. An as new set. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, William Pickering, 1844. 8vo (16.8 x 10.7 cm). [iv], 209 pp. Contemporary green cloth with paper label on the spine. = A very little known work by the reverend, writer, translator, and murderer John Selby Watson (1804-1884). The work is dedicated to Charles Lyell "with feelings of the highest respect". Watson, who was cheated out of his pension and fell to poverty, became notorious for killing his wife and then succesfully escaped from being hanged, pleading "temporary insanity", which was a novum in 19th-century England. Otherwise, Watson is known for his translations of Cicero and... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Bandung, Geological Research and Development Centre, 1985. 4to (29.8 x 20.8 cm). 378 pp., three folding maps in pocket; 54 plates. Original printed softcover. = With notes on the history, and importance of the discovery of fossil Homoidae, starting with Dubois' Pithecanthropus erectus at Trinil. This is the Centre's Special Publication no. 4. A very good copy. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Stuttgart, Schweizerbart (Erwin Nägele, 1922. Two papers in one. 4to (30.2 x 23.0 cm). 160 pp. [82; 83-160], 35 [14; 21] text figures, 21 [4; 17] plates with explanatory text leaves. Later wrappers with part of the original wrappers mounted. = Two important papers on the same rich, and well-preserved molluscan fauna (Dyas is an obsolete name for part of the lower Trias). Published back-to-back in the Paläontologie von Timor nebst kleinere Beitragen zur Paläontologie einiger anderer Inseln des ostindischen Archipels. Ergebnisse der Expeditionen G. A. F. Molengraaff, J. Wanner und F. Weber, b... continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Beijing, Science Press, 1979. Large 8vo., 106 pp., eight text figures, 34 plates. Printed half cloth, gilt title on spine. = This work includes descriptions and illustrations of rather rich faunas and include many new species, and a few new genera. This is Palaeontologia Sinica 158 (New Series B, 15). In Chinese with a seven pages English summary. Library stamp on front board, front flyleaf and title page, otherwiose a very good clean copy. continua a leggere

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    • Note Bibliografiche: Beijing, Science Press, 1986. 4to (26.0 x 18.6 cm). 282 pp.; 96 plates. Black quarter cloth over printed boards. Spine with gilt title. = An important monograph, based on well-preserved faunas, with many new taxa: four new genera, and 27 new species. Published as Paleontologia Sinica (series B)172(22). In Chinese, with a 30 pp. English summary, including biostratigraphy, comparison with other, world wide, faunas, and descriptions of the new taxa. Stamp and handwritten numbers on front board; otherwise an excellent, clean copy. Very uncommon. continua a leggere

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