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PHILIPPI R.(udolph) A.(mandus) - Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer oder weni
1845. BUONE CONDIZIONI SALVO INDICAZIONI CONTRARIE NELLA DESCRIZIONE DELL'OGGETTO. MalacologiaPHILIPPI R.(udolph) A.(mandus) - Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer oder wenig gekannter Conchylien. Descrizione Cassel, Theodor Fischer, 1845-1851. Tre parti (così completo). In-4to (cm. 28 x 21.5) [legatura in cartonato con tasselli in carta, coevi, pp. (12 - 8 - 8) con 143 (di 144 tavole litografiche colorate a mano; ca. 900 le specie illustrate. Manca la prima tavola nel 2° volume. Cfr. Schierenberg, Holland : "The German (later Chilean) conchologist Rudolf Philippi (1808-1904) initiated and edited this series, but he was not its only author. Contributors include various specialists such as Dunker, Koch, Pfeiffer, a.o. Philippi made several other contributions to conchology, this being the largest and most important one. Genera treated include, for instance: Pecten, Haliotis, Trochus, Solen, Littorina, Venus, Natica, Helix, Bulimus, Achatina, Nerita, Strombus, etc., etc. The Veneridae, Arcidae, Helicidae (s.l.), Melaniidae, Trochidae, Bulimidae, Unionidae, Tellinidae, and Fasciolariidae are particularly well represented. As are the Littorinidae. The fine plates were printed by the famous "lithographische Anstalt von Th. Fischer in Cassel" and most probably all drawn by Philippi himself. In each volume, the important index of shells is present. The plate numbering is erratic, the page numbering even more so. Some text a bit foxed, or more uniformly tanned, as usual. A few plates have some marginal foxing and some other plates have slightly darker paper. Spotting and tanning ar … [Click Below for Full Description]
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