Sammlungen des Geologischen Reichs-Museums in Leiden (Ie Serie), Band I – Band VII (1881-1904)
By Martin, Karl (editor)
Pp. (vol. I): xiv, 270, 10 full page or double-page lithographs of fossil shells; pp. (vol. II): viii, 208, 5 full page lithographs of minerals; pp. (vol. III): (v), 380, (1), 15 full page lithographic plates of fossil shells; pp. (vol. IV): viii, 240, 25 full page or double page lithographs of Elephas and Stegodon teeth from Java and Japan; pp. (vol. V): viii, 324, 14 full page or double page lithographic plates of fossil plants and fossil shells; pp. (vol. VI): (v), 260, 5 full page lithographs of fossil shells; pp. (vol. VII): (v), 287, 9 full page lithographic plates mostly of fossil shells, 1 very large foldout map of island Southeast Asia. Early one-quarter vellum over brown marbled boards, spine is lettered in black ink, lg 8vo. This early series presents the geology and paleontology of island Southeast Asia, especially Java, Borneo, Celebes, Timor, Sumatra, Moluccas and Japan. Each volume contains one or more monographs on the geology and paleontology of the region. The text is mostly in German or Dutch. There are no ownership marks. This series was later continued under the name “Leidsche geologische mededelingen” in 1925. Rare work seldom offered as a set.
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|Number of Volumes||7|
|Condition Description||There is some occasional foxing and browning to the text and to a few plates; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.|