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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, Richard Bentley, 1857. Small 8vo (16.2 x 10.1 cm). xi, 270 pp.; folded, lithographed frontispiece of the Corn-cockle Quarry, 1856; four lithographed and woodengraved plates (one folding). Original red, blind-stamped cloth with gilt vignette on the front board and rich gilt ornaments and title on the spine. Yellow endpapers. Gilt edges. In protective transparent sleeve. = A well-illustrated introduction to both general and local, English, geology, by the reverend William Samuel Symonds (18180-1887). "His daughter Hyacinth was the second wife of the Scottish naturalist Sir William Jar... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Tokyo, The University Museum of the Unversity of Tokyo, 1973-1974. Two parts in two. Large 8vo. 331 pp. [150; 181]; 23 plates [23; 10], numerous tables. Originaluniform printed wrappers. = On an excavation in a cave near the famous ruins of Palmyra. The complete set, including the second part that deals largely with with mammalian and avian bones. Slight wear to first part's wrappers, otherwise a very good, clean set. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, W. Haidinger, 1851. Folio (34.6 x 25.5 cm). 50 pp.; three lithographed plates. Original printed wrappers. = A detailed monograph, well-illustrated and including many new species, by the eminent Austrian geologist and palaeontologist Eduard Suess (1831-1914). Offprint with signed dedication by Suess on the front wrapper. Uncut. Edges, therefore, frayed. A few, marginal spots, otherwise avery good, clean copy. Rare. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1862. 8vo. [vii], 326 pp., 19 text engravings, one large, folded chromolithographed geological and topographical map of Vienna in 1862. Slightly later half cloth over marbled boards. gilt title on the spine. = A fine example of a work on "town geology" and in fact the first example of such a work. The Austrian geologist and palaeontologist Eduard Suess (1831-1914), who "discovered" Gondwanaland, is basically known for his studies on fossil molluscs and foraminifers, which shows in this work aimed at a broader public. Suess was one of the first to realize that the g... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Wien, F. Tempsky, 1888-1909. Three parts in four. Large 8vo (27.0 x 18.6 cm). 2,954 pp.; 22 plates including several coloured maps, some large, folded; 168 text engravings. Contemporary uniform burgundy half cloth over marbled board. Gilt title on the spines. = First comprehensive work on the structure of the Earth. Written by the Austrian geologist Eduard Suess (1831-1914). The second edition (first two parts) and first edition (third part), a logical combination, seen more often. Published in three parts, with the third part in two volumes of which the second with the Namens- und Sachregi... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Société Geologique de France, 1839. Large 4to (31.9 x 24.3 cm). 24 pp.; one large, folded full-colour map. Contemporary blind wrappers. = Includes a detailed map and two cross-sections. Some very light, marginal spotting; wrapper edges frayed, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Leipzig, G. Knapp, 1878-1879. Three volumes in one. 8vo (23.0 x15.4 cm). Title pages,771 pp. [xix, 130; xv, 237; xv, 255]; several tables and maps, a few very large, multi-folded. Later patterned cloth with gilt title on the spine. Speckled edges. = A very interesting, detailed study on the early oil industry in Germany and Austria. Seldom seen complete. Written by the German mining industrialist Leo Balthasar Leberecht Strippelmann (1826-1892). Provenance: the Franklin Institute Library, with their bookplate on the front pastedown, and perforated stamp on the first title. Bookdealer's stam... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Milano, Carlo Turati, 1857. 8vo (17.2 x 11.0 cm). xx, 461 pp., four folded maps or profiles (one over 90 cm long, and hand-coloured). 19th century quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with four raised bands and gilt title. = An important contribution to the stratigraphy and palaeontology of Lombardy (northern Italy). It precedes Stoppani's long series, Paléontologie Lombarde (1858-1881; cf. Nissen). The work consists of three parts and an appendix. Part one is a general, introductory part. Part two describes the geology, and part three deals with the different facies in detail, often wit... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Calcutta, Geological Survey Office, 1871. Folio (37.0 x 25.1 cm). Title page, xxii, 538 pp.; 50 lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Near-contemporary half calf with blind-tooled borders over pebbled boards. Spine with gilt lines, and two red morocco labels with gilt title. = A very early and very uncommon work on the rich shell faunas of India, but also a comprehensive review of bivalve systematics, therefore transcending being a "regional" work. Published in the Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India with the descriptions and fine illustrations of many new and poorly known... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Calcutta, Geological Survey Office, 1873. Folio (34.8 x 24.7 cm). Title page, 59 pp.; seven lithographed plates. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with five raised, gilt-lined bands and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. = An attractively bound work published in the Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India with the descriptions and fine illustrations of many new and poorly known species, the vast majority being quite well preserved. The author is the Moravian zoologist and palaeontologist Ferdinand Stoliczka (Czech Stolicka (1838-1874). "Stoliczka studied geology and palaeon... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Calcutta, The Government of India, 1865. Large 8vo. 154 pp.; frontispiece map and eight lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Contemporary half calf over cloth boards. Marbled endpapers. = An important, early - perhaps first - paper on the rich faunas of the Spiti formations which, subsequently, where the subject of many palaeontological papers. In this work, however, the author already described and illustrated many invertebrates. The author is the Moravian zoologist and palaeontologist Ferdinand Stoliczka (Czech Stolicka (1838-1874). "Stoliczka studied geology and palaeontolog... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1880. 4to (28.6 x 22.6 cm). Title page, 55 pp.; seven lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Disbound. = A seldom-seen work on fossil (Miocene) microfossils with the description and illustration of many species, of which the vast majority new. The author, Emil Stöhr (1822-1881?) was a German geologist, mining engineer and explorer. Published in the series, Palaeontographica. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte der Vorzeit, volume 26. Text part and plate part separated. Otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1904. 8vo (24.8 x 16.3 cm). 291 pp.; six photographic plates, four maps (one folded). Original printed wrappers. = Interesting ethnological and petrographical expedition to the interior of Dutch Guyana or Suriname. "Van Stockumberg is a mountain in Suriname at 355 metres (1,165 ft). It is part of the Emma Range and is located in the Sipaliwini District. It is named after the Dutch explorer A. J. van Stockum. It is next to the Voltzberg, however the Van Stockumberg is much more difficult to climb" (Wikipedia). Offprint from the Tijdschrift van het Koninklijk Nederlands A... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 's-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1932. 4to (27.7 x 20.3 cm). xvii, 144 pp., six folded maps (two coloured), and 86 text figures including a folded profile. Publisher's red buckram with gilt title on the spine and front board. Errate leaf, double title page (folded) and invitation card loosely added. = The author's thesis - based on 18 months of research - which is usually found in wrappers. The author, Hendrik Albert Stheeman (1901-1982) later became construction manager at the Institute of Technology Twente (later: Twente University) in Enschede, the Netherlands. Dedication copy, with on t... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Breslau and Bonn, E. Weber, 1850. 4to (28.0 x 21.9 cm). 42 pp.; three lithographed plates. Contemporary dark-grey marbled boards. = A well-illustrated monograph written by the German botanist and palaeontologist Karl Gustav Wilhelm Stenzel (1826-1905). This is essentially a German translation of his thesis, which was written in Latin. Published on behalf of the Kaiserlich Leopoldinisch-Carolinische Akademie der Naturforscher. Old, cyrillic name stamp (Kritova) on the title page, spine partly split, otherwise a very good copy. Rare. Stafleu and Cowan, 12.973. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Cassel und Berlin, Theodor Fischer, 1885. Large 4to (30.0 x 23.0 cm). xxix, 329 pp.; three large, folded, hand-coloured profiles, and one very large, folded, hand-coloured geological map in rear pocket. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. = Rare early contribution to the geology of northern Argentina and adjacent Chile, written by the German geologist Alfred Wilhelm Stelzner (1840-1895). The title page is double, viz. one for the work, and one for the series, "Beiträge zur Geologie und Palaeontologie der argentinischen Republik auf Anordnung der arg... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Heidelberg, Carl Winter, 1930. 8vo (22.9 x 15.8 cm). xiv, 448 pp.; nine plates (one, with profiles, larger, folded), 271 text figures, one large full colour map. Contemporary half calf over reptile skin pattered leather boards. Spine with five raised bands and gilt title. = A very good work on the geology and palaeontology of Peru, including economically interesting minerals, the earthquakes, and a description of the fine, large map (scale 1:3,000,000, size 52 x 66.5 cm). The text illustrations include many fossils, in particular molluscs, but also several ferns, brachiopods, echinoderms, e... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: [Bandoeng, Pacific Science Association, 1929]. 8vo (25.0 x 17.0 cm). 118 pp.; several plates (with photos), and maps, including a large, folded, geological map. Contemporary pebbled boards. Gilt title on the front board. Patterned endpapers. = Three studies on the volcanic island Krakatoa, in the Sunda Strait, dealing with the development after the devastating 1883 eruption. The first, The geology and volcanism of the Krakatau group is by C. E. Stehn, and includes, for instance, spectacular photos of the 1928 under water eruptions; Part II "Krakatau's new flora" is by W. M. Docters van Leeu... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Basel und Genf, Georg & co., 1906. Large 4to. vi, 153 pp.; three plates with explanatory text leaves. Blind wrappers. = The text figures and plates mainly show teeth. This forma a part of the Abhandlungen der schweizerischen palaeontologischen Gesellschaft, volumes XXX-XXXII. The binding is loose, otherwise good. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Sociéte Géolologique de France, 1938. 4to (32.5 x 25.0 cm). 121 pp.; eight fine, photographic plates. Original printed wrappers. = A little-known work, chiefly on late Miocene (Tortonian) marine molluscs from Tunisia, including several that are described as new. Written by the French geologist and palaeontologist of Russian descent, Vladimir Stchepinsky (1896 [or 1898]-1968). This is the author's thesis. The plate headers indicate that it was also published in the society's Mémoires, as number 37, or Nouvelle Série XVI. Uncut. Fore and bottom edge therefore a bit frayed and chipped, ... continua a leggere
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