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    • Note Bibliografiche: Boston, MA, Ticknor and Fields, 1861. 8vo (19.2 x 12.6 cm). xxi, 4446 pp.; wood-engraved frontispiece, wood-engraved plates. Original blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine. Brown endpapers. = Rare first American edition. A classic scientific treatise continuing the work of Agassiz and Forbes and dedicated to Faraday, a close friend and collegue at the Royal Institution. In 1860 Tyndall made an early assault on the Matterhorn which, together with two subsequent expeditions to Switzerland, formed the basis for this book and for the author's enthusiasm for mountaineering. Spine sunn... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 's-Gravenhage, Dr. W. Junk, 1976. 8vo (25.0 x 16.4 cm). 35; 114 pp. Original printed wrappers. = A seldom-seen part, or in fact two parts published together, of this famous series, these parts dealing with Silurian-Devonian fish (by Turner), and Late Cretaceous to Pleistocene marsupials (mammals), by Clemens et al. Both include a bibliography and index. A mint copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Charleston, SC, Russell & Jones, [1855-] 1857. Large 4to/Folio (34.5 x 26.5 cm). xvi, 152 pp.; 29 finely lithographed plates. 19th-century full linen. Spine with two black morocco labels with gilt title. = A seldom-seen work, published in a small edition, with descriptions and illustrations of many new and poorly known fossils. Written by the American palaeontologists Michael Tuomey (1805-1857) and Francis Simmons Holmes (1815-1882). The plates, by the Charleston, South Carolina engraver and printer Charles G. Platen (1818-after 1884), are well-executed: accurate and detailed. The first fou... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Moscou, Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou, 1886. 4to (29.5 x 23.5 cm). 26 pp.; five lithographed plates after Schtschogeleft. Original printed wrappers. = The work deals with "polypiers" and includes new species of corals. Old stamps on front wrapper, plate versos and some text page margins, one plate with edges chipped (not near the printed surface), otherwise a good copy. Rare. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Moscou, Société des Naturalistes de Moscou, 1884. Folio (30.4 x 22.5 cm). 39 pp. eight lithographed plates (two larger, folded) with explanatory text leaves. Original printed wrappers. = Important study with the description and illustration of some new species by Hermann Trautschold (1817-1902). "Trautschold is an outstanding researcher of the Carboniferous, Jurassic and Cretaceous geology of central Russia. Three decades (1857-1888) he lived in Moscow and moved from tutor and lecturer of the German language to Professor of Geology of Peter’s Agricultural University. All these years Trautsc... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Moscou, Société Impériale des Naturalistes, 1879. Large 4to (30.7 x 23.4 cm). 82 pp.; seven fine lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers. = Rare work on Russian Upper Carboniferous fossils, containing descriptions and illustrations of new and poorly known sea-lillies, sea urchins, corals, belemites, gastropods and fish. Published in the society's Nouveaux Mémoires, volume XIV. Last part of two. The first part is not included. Old stamp of the Naturhistorisches Museum Wien Paläeontologische Abt. on front wrapper, title, last text page and plate versos (not shining through). continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Bruxelles, Musée royal d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique, 1911. Large 4to (32.3 x 24.8 cm). 65 pp.; 21 text illustrations, six very large (multi-) folded plates. Contemporary black half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Original printed wrappers bound in. = A fine, seldom seen monograph of well-preserved Mesozoic fishes from a Belgian locality, by the Scotish ichthyologist and palaeontologist Ramsay Heatley Traquair (1840-1912). "Traquair trained as a medical doctor, but his thesis was on aspects of fish anatomy. He held posts as Professor of Natural History and Professor of ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Auxerre, Perriquet; Paris, Langlois, 1843. Folio (35.5 x 27.0 cm). Nine lithographed plates. Original plain front wrapper. = The palaeontological plates belonging to a seldom-seen atlas, forming part of a paper on the Mesozoic of Central France, by the French palaeontologist, ornithologist, archaeologist and Alphonse-Pierre-François Le Touzé de Longuemar (1803-1881). A 242 pp. octavo text volume, with explanatory text is not included, neither are two folded plates with profiles. Uncut, with the widest possible margins. Edges creased, frayed, chipped, but otherwise very good. We have never h... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1878. 8vo (24.5 x 15.6 cm). 85 pp.; one large, folded map, one tinted view, one large, folded profile, six lithographed plates wit fossils. Original printed wrappers. = A thorough geological and palaeontological work by the Austrian geologist, minerologist and palaeontologist Franz Toula (1845-1920). The plates show Mesoizic fossils, including many molluscs, of which some are new. Contained in the academy's Sitzungsberichte 75(5), for the year 1877. A very good, clean copy. Rare. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, K.K. Geologische Reichsanstalt, 1906. Folio (34.7 x 25.0 cm). 38 pp., two folded plates. Original printed wrappers. = An important work on the anatomy and phylogeny of extinct rhinos. Inscribed by the author, and with a stamp "Überreicht vom Verfasser". Wrappers' edges chipped, otherwise very good. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Jean-Thomas Hérissant, 1760. 12mo (16.3 x 9.2 cm). xxiv, 399 pp., one large folded map of Mount Vesuvius, the Bay of Naples and surroundings, and five folded plates with panoramas and other views of the volcano, caldera, etc. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt floral vignettes and small red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. = The first French translation by Abbé Péton of Giovanni Maria della Torre's (1712-1782) "Storia e fenomeni del Vesuvio", largely dealing with the recent eruption of Mount Vesuvius ne... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Napoli, Raimondi, 1779. 8vo (18.6 x 12.0 cm). Two title pages (Italian and French) with different engraved vignettes, [vi], 135 pp. (separated by a blank page), one folded engraved view of the eruption engraved by Boilly and nicely hand-coloured by Volaire. Contemporary vellum. Spine with gilt-lettered label. = This is a rare, bilingual book on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1779 with a very nice view of the eruption, very much in the style of Sir William Hamilton. The author, Michele Torcia (1736-1808) dedicated the work to Signor Domaschneff, director of the Imperial Russian Academy in... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Nimes, F. Chastanier, 1895. 8vo (25.2 x16.0 cm). 35 pp.; one folded full-colour geological map and two large tinted, multi-folded profiles. Original printed wrappers. = Rarely-seen geological study written by the French engineer, geologist and botanist Alfred Torcapel (1831-1907), dealing with the environment of Nimes in southern France. The geological profiles mainly show Cretaceous (Neocomian) deposits. Uncut. A very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Moscow, Akademia Nauk SSSR, 1964. Large 8vo (26.0 x 17.0 cm). 122 pp., five photographic plates, folded chart. Original printed wrappers. = A seldom-seen work on Eocene (and late Cretaceous?) shells with the description of several new species. The fauna described varies between mediocre and rather well-preserved. A few pencil marks, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Geologische Gesellschaft in Wien, 1967-1970. Three parts in three. 8vo (ca. 24.0 x 17.0 cm). 174 [23; 58; 93] pp., 6 [2; 1; 3(2 on loose sheets)] large folded maps. Original uniform printed wrappers. = The "Tafeln" (plates) are also consecutively numbered as "Blätter" (sheets). Together they provide a clear insight of the structure of the northern Limestone Alps, which run east-west through most of Austria. The printing year "1969" corrected by hand, probably by the Austrian geologist Alexander Tollmann (1928-2007) himself. The third part is rare. A very good set, rarely found complete. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Gesellschaft für Geologische Bergbau, 1959. 8vo (23.5 x 17.0 cm). 62 pp.; very large, folded geological map. Original printed wrappers. = An early work on the geology of the central, alpine part opf Austria, written by the Austrian geologist Alexander Tollmann (1928-2007) Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper recto, being a dedication to his colleague Peter Steiner, and with the latter's small stamp. A very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Franz Deuticke, 1976. Two parts in two (text and atlas). Large 8vo (24.5 x 16.5 cm). ix, 449 pp.; 130 text figures. Full cloth with gilt title on the front board and spine, in printed dust-jacket (text volume); seven very large, folded tables, and explanatory booklet of 7 pp. in printed portfolio (atlas). = The "definite" monograph of the Austrian geologist Alexander Tollmann (1928-2007) on the geology of the Calcareous Alps. Dedicated to his wife and colleague, Edith Maria Katharina Kristan (1934-1995). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper (this copy from his personal l... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, [not published], 1953. Small folio (29.8 x 21.0 cm). 226 pp.; 28 text figures (tipped in), three large folded maps (one hand-coloured), five folded tables and graphs. Black half cloth. Hand-written label on the spine. = The original, signed manuscript of the thesis of the Austrian geologist Alexander Tollmann (1928-2007), being a bound carbon copy with the original figures in his hand, as well as his corrections. This work remained unpublished. It does, however, contain descriptions and illustrations of fossil molluscs, echinoderms, Bryozoa, and other invertebrates, including the crab... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Franz Deuticke, 1976. large 8vo (24.0 x 16.7 cm). xv, 580 pp.; 256 text figures, three folded tables. Cloth with gilt title on the front board and spine. = This work by the Austrian geologist Alexander Tollmann (1928-2007) is richly illustrated, mainly showing facies and microfossils. The publisher did a poor job; the fore-edge is not entirely cut, and the book-block is too heavy for the binding, hence the hinges are weak. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper recto. Apart from the weak binding (as always), a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Tokyo, Asahi, 1934-1939. Four volumes in four. 4to (26.0 x 19.0 cm). Ca. 700 pp. with 124 plates and three folding coloured maps. Original uniform printed stiff wrappers. = This is the rare, complete geological section of the results of an expedition to northern China during the Japanese occupation. It contains important monographs such as: Saito, K.: "Mesozoic Leptolepid fishes from Jehol and Chientao"; Tokunaga, S. and Naora, N.: "Report of diggings at Ho-Chia-Kou, Ku-Hsiang-Tung, Kurin, Manchoukou", etc. Text in English and Japanese. Illustrations show fossil mammals, etc. This second se... continua a leggere
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