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Naturgeschichte deutscher Land- und Süsswasser-Mollusken / von Carl Pfeiffer ; mit Abbildungen nach der Natur auf 8 colorirten Kupfertafeln

Title
Systematische Anordnung und Beschreibung deutscher Land- und Wasser-Schnecken
author
Pfeiffer, Ludwig Georg Karl 1805-1877
Author
Pfeiffer, Ludwig Georg Karl 1805-1877 Systematische Anordnung und Beschreibung deutscher Land- und Wasser-Schnecken
former owner
Dall, William Healey 1845-1927 DSI
Lea, Isaac 1792-1886 DSI
publisher
Grossherzogliche Sächs
printer
Heinrich Ludwig Brönner (Firm)
Date
1821
1828
Type
Electronic resources
Physical Description
3 volumes in 1, 24 leaves of plates : illustrations (engravings) ; 30 cm
Call number
QL425.G3 P4 1821 quarto
QL425.G3P4 1821
Notes
Half-titles.
Vol. 1 has added half-title and title page (as issued?): Systematische Anordnung und Beschreibung deutscher Land- und Wasser-Schnecken, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Bisher in Hessen gefundenen Arten. Ein Beitrag zur Naturgeschichte der Weichthiere / von Carl Pfeiffer. Cassel : Im Verlag des Verfassers, und in Commission der Schüppelschen Buchhandlung in Berlin, 1821. Slip tipped-in before vol. 2 with title and publication information.
Some of the plates signed: C. Pfeiffer del., H. Ritter sc.
Plates with hand-coloring.
Imprint varies slightly.
Colophon of vol. 1: Druck und Papier von Heinrich Ludwig Brönner in Frankfurt am Main.
Errata: page [135], vol. 1.
Also available online.
SCNHRB has two copies, both incomplete.
SCNHRB copy 1 (39088006358790) lacking the added half-title and title-page in vol. 1.
SCNHRB copy 1 has bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library. Property stamps of the Sectional Library.
SCNHRB copy 1 has manuscript list pasted to verso of half-title to vol. 1.
SCNHRB copy 1 stamped on verso of title page: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Sep 11 1946 [accession no.] 332739.
SCNHRB copy 1 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine.
SCNHRB copy 2 (39088005949805) imperfect: lacking vol. 3.
SCNHRB copy 2 stamped on title page: Isaac Lea Collection; Sectional Library, Dept. of Moll. U.S.N.M. Lea Collection.
SCNHRB copy 2 stamped on title page: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Jan 7 1890 [manuscript accession no.] 134779.
SCNHRB copy 2 has bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library. Property stamps of the Sectional Library.
SCNHRB copy 2 bound in black library buckram, title in white on spine.
Elecresource
Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries
Place
Germany