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    • Note Bibliografiche: Zürch, Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich, 1921. 8vo (24.1 x 16.9 cm). 65 pp.; one text figure, five plates, including a large, folded plate with profiles. Original printed wrappers. = Rare offprint of a work dedicated to the geology of a single mountain, a 3,678 meters high peak in the Bregaglia range in the Italian Alps, near the Swiss border. It is the highest peak in the Val Masino group, and first climbed in 1862. Unlike the other Bregaglia peaks, which are of granite, the Monte Disgrazia is built by talc-olivine slate and serpentinite, perhaps this is why the Swiss geologist Rudol... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Budapest, Franklin-Verein, 1887. 8vo (26.6 x 18.5 cm). 196 pp. (numbered 221-417); 27 lithographed plates [numbered XVIII-XXXXIII-XXXXIV (sic)]; the last being a combined, double plate; three very large, multi-folded tables. Original printed wrappers. = A seldom-seen if not genuinely rare work on well-preserved Miocene floras by the Hungarian botanist and palaeontologist Moriz Staub (1842-1904). The three tables give an overview of the distribution of the faunal elements in time. This is an offprint from the Mittheilungen aus dem Jahrbuche der Kön. ungarischen geologischen Anstalt. Uncut. W... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Jumet, P. Hosdain, 1932. Two parts [text, atlas] in two. Large 4to/Folio. 35 pp.; 153 loose plates in portfolio. Original uniform printed wrappers. Together in original half cloth clamshell box with printed title mounted. = A rare contribution to the geology of eastern Belgium and in particular the coal bearing layers. A nicely produced work. Some wear to the box's spine, otherwise a very good, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution, 1926. Folio. 239 pp.; 33 plates, one portrait. Original printed wrappers. = A major contribution by the American geologist and echinodermologist Frank Springer (1848-1927) with his portrait, biography and bibliography (as Springer believed this to be his final contribution to science). The scientific paper by Springer contains many new species. This is one of the less common Smithsonian publications. Uncut. Small stamp on title page. Front wrapper and title page edges fared, a bit chipped and with a small hole (not affecting the text); label on spine... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Bern, A. Francke, 1915. Large 4to (32.0 x 24.0 cm). ix, 235, [v] pp.; 72 text engravings, three plates, of which two large, folded, in full colour, one very large full colour geological map in rear pocket. original printed wrappers. = A thorough, well-illustrated study. The full colour profiles on the second and third are excellent; the first plates shows Mesozoic fossils, mainly molluscs. Uncut. Small former owner's inscription in the title page top margin, wrapper edges frayed and a bit chipped, internally a very good clean copy, complete with the very large folded map (scale 1: 50,000) w... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Praze, Prirodovedecke Vydavatelstvi, 1952. 4to (28.9 x 20.4 cm). 159 pp., 39 plates, 47 (groups of) text figures. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. = Important contribution to the early amphibians of Europe with description of new taxa. In Czech, but with an extensive - 44 pages - summary in English. Old library stamp on title and on verso of plates, boards a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, Dulau; Melbourne, Mullen and Slade, 1896. 4to (25.6 x 19.2cm). xviii, 220 pp.; 11 plates, seven text illustrations, one large, multi-folded map. Original azure buckram with gilt title on the spine. = This is the narrative part of an expedition initiated and funded by the Australian mining magnate and politician William Austin Horn (1841-1922). It includes photos of the landscape, for instance Ayers Rock (Uluru). The work includes chapters on zoogeography, and general palaeontology with data derived from the material collected and described in the separately published zoology, botany... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Calcutta, The Geological Survey of India, 1939. Folio (36.0 x 27.0 cm). 154 pp.; 25 plates. Original printed wrappers. = A major contribution to the rich Mesozoic faunas of the Indian subcontinent. Published in Palaeontologia Indica, being figures and descriptions of the organic remains procured during the progress of the geological survey of India. New Series. Volume XXV(1). Many species are new. Their state of preservation varies from good to very good. Wrappers somewhat soiled; spine cover abraded, slight foxing to a few plates; one leaf folded before cutting thus with some extra margin,... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Calcutta, Government of India Central Publication Branch, 1931. Folio (36.0 x 27.0 cm). Title pages, 108 pp. [551-658]; 22 plates [CIII-CXXIV] with explantory text leaves. Original printed wrappers. = Seldom-seen part of an important monograph on fossil cephalopods of the south-eastern Indian province of Kutchh. Written by the British palaeontologist of German descent, Leonard Frank Spath (1882-1957). Published in Palaeontologia Indica, being figures and descriptions of the organic remains procured during the progress of the geological survey of India. New Series. Volume IX(2). Many species... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Calcutta, Government of India Central Publication Branch, 1931. Folio (36.0 x 27.0 cm). Title pages, 272 pp. [279-550]; 55 plates [XLVIII-CII] with explantory text leaves. Original printed wrappers. = Part of an important monograph on fossil cephalopods of the south-eastern Indian province of Kutchh. Written by the British palaeontologist of German descent, Leonard Frank Spath (1882-1957). Published in Palaeontologia Indica, being figures and descriptions of the organic remains procured during the progress of the geological survey of India. New Series. Volume IX(2). Many species, and severa... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, J. Sowerby, 1812-1818. Two volumes in two. 8vo (23.2 x 15.5 cm). 482 pp. [I: 234, x; II: 235, iii]. 205 hand-coloured engravings (eight larger, folded), numbered 1-203, A (between 184 and 185). Number 33 used twice; no. 177 also numbered 173[bis]. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spines with gilt ornamental bands, blind-tooled compartments and two black morocco labels with gilt title. Green endpapers. Edges speckled red. = The first two volumes of a series that would end, rather than be completed, with seven volumes and 648 plates. This set contains the first 205 plates, ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: London, George Brettingham Sowerby, [1821-1834]. 8vo format (21.3 x 13.4 cm). [iv] pp.; 262 (of 267) lithographed and finely hand-coloured (all but three) plates. Contemporary uniform polished half calf over grained cloth boards. Spines with gilt ornamental bands and title. Brown endpapers. Edges finely sprinkled red. Preserved in custom-made pictorial shell-themed double slipcase. = The first - and rarest - book of the first of three George Brettingham Sowerby's. With illustrations by the father of the author, James Sowerby (1757-1822). In this copy, the 42 published parts are bound in chr... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Paris, Dufart, An VIII (1798) - X (1800). 16 parts in 16. 8vo (19.5 x 12.2 cm). Engraved frontispiece, 7156 pp.; nine engraved plates, four folded maps. Contemporary uniform full tree calf. Boards with gilt ornamented borders and gilt dentelles. Rich gilt spines, gilt titles on two (red and black) morocco labels, marbled flyleaves, all edges speckled red on yellow. = The complete history of the earth and mineralogy of this famous work, which covers volumes 1-16 of the "Suites à Buffon", edited by Charles Nicolas Sigisbert Sonnini de Manoncourt (1751-1812). This part was also written by Sonn... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Augsburg, [von Moll], 1835. 8vo (20.6 x 12.6 cm). Contemporary marbled boards. Brown morocco label with gilt title on the spine. = A very rare work collecting the letters send by the polymath Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring (1755-1830) to the Austrian naturalist Karl Maria E(h)renbert Freiherr von Moll (1760-1838), with explanatory annotations by the latter. Von Moll published this in his Mittheilungen aus seinem Briefwechsel, (see Poggendorff) published in just 50 copies, but this an even rarer offprint with new title page, which is entirely unrecorded. OCLC does not report any copy. Sömmerri... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Amsterdam, Gebroeders Diederichs, 1830. 8vo (22.9 x 13.5 cm). x, 531 pp., one folded engraved map and four lithographed views (of Switzerland) and one lithographed title vignette (Eddystone lighthouse). Original blind boards. = First and probably only Dutch translation of a rare work on the Earth's "floating surface" (i.e. the oceans, rivers, lakes), by the German topographer Johann Gottfried Sommer (1783-1848), originally titled Physikalische Beschreibung der flüssigen Oberfläche des Erdkörpers (Prague, 1823). It discusses subjects like tidal forces, waterfalls, springs, sea curents, etc.,... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Nancy, École nationale supérieure de Géologie appliquée et de Prospection minière, 1980. Large 4to. 461 pp.; 13 plates, 73 text illustrations (several page-sized), five large to very large multi-folded maps (three in full colour) in rear pocket. Printed, laminated wrappers. = A seldom-seen work on the geology of southwestern Spain, near the Portuguese border. This is the author's thesis, and the institutes Mémoire, no. 39. An excellent, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: St. Petersbourg, Comité Geologique, 1893. 4to. 338 pp.; two coloured geological maps, numerous text figures. Original printed wrappers. = A detailed study of the lower Tertiary of southern Russia, covering also Ukraine. This is a part from the famous Memoires du Comite Geologique or Trudy Geologischeskago Komiteta. In Russian with an extensive summary in German. Uncut, very wide-margined. Wrappers a bit chipped at edges, front wrapper with rough-edged cut; otherwise a very nice, clean copy. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Stockholm, Norstedt & fils, 1858-1874. 4to (30.2 x 24.2 cm. Half-titles, 234 pp. [(ii), 155; 77]; folded map. Near contemporary pebbled cloth with gilt title and vignette on the spine. Speckled edges. = Part (III) of the scientific results of the first Swedish circumnavigation by the royal Swedish marine ship Eugenie in 1851-1853. This is the complete section on meteorological, magnetic and hydrographical observations, and the only one that was translated (but 'de' in the title should be 'du'). The first two parts, on botany and zoology, were published in Swedish only. Scattered light spott... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Torino, Reale Accademia delle Scienza di Torino, 1840. Large 4to (28.8 x 22.0 cm). 40 pp.; one large, double-folded engraved map and one engraved, hand-coloured plate with profiles. = A rare work by the Italian geologist Angelo Sismonda (1807-1878), with the first geological map of Piemonte in northern Italy. Published in the academy's Memorie. A very good, clean copy. Holier et al. in: Archives of Natural History (2016), Angelo Sismonda (1807-1878), pioneer of geological mapping in the Alps of Savoy and the Piedmont: A bibliography; Ward and Carozzi. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Torino, Reale Accademia delle Scienza di Torino, 1840. Large 4to (28.8 x 22.0 cm). 48 pp.; one engraved, hand-coloured plate with profiles. = A rare work by the Italian geologist Angelo Sismonda (1807-1878), dealing with the stratigraphy of the Italian Alps. Published in the academy's Memorie. With 48 pp., this copy is complete. A very good, clean copy. Holier et al. in: Archives of Natural History (2016), Angelo Sismonda (1807-1878), pioneer of geological mapping in the Alps of Savoy and the Piedmont: A bibliography. continua a leggere
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