London, South Kensington
15 October 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
MINERALOGY -- LEONHARD, K.C. von and H.G. BRONN, and others, editors. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefakten-kunde. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart'sche, 1860-1910. 50 annual volumes together with 21 supplements in 84 bound volumes and a quantity of loose issues, 8° (219 x 137mm). Geological maps, sections and plates, many folding, some with hand-colouring. (Occasional very light spotting and browning.) The first 12 volumes in green library cloth, 4 vols in tan half calf, gilt spines, the remaining bound vols in purple half calf with red gilt labels, original printed wrappers bound in, the loose material in original printed wrappers (the 4 vols in tan half calf and the vols from 1900-1905 extremely worn, the latter with spines detached, the rest with extremities rubbed, the unbound issues with chipped and frayed wrappers).
AN EXTENSIVE RUN OF ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT MINERALOGICAL, GEOLOGICAL AND PALAEONTOLOGICAL PERIODICALS EVER PUBLISHED. (84)
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