Stoppani, Antonio; Studi Geologici Paleontologici Sula Lombardia. Milano, Presso Carlo Turati, 1857. Octavo, pp. xx, 461, 1 folded table, 4 folded maps and sections (1 hand-colored).
The work is complete and in the original paper covered boards with gilt calf spine titles. The binding is tight and clean. X-lib Kummel geology library with book plate, blind stamp and stamp reverse of title page and stamp on text block edges. The text and plates are very clean and free of stamps. In very good condition.
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A noted Italian geologist and paleontologist at the Royal Technical Institute of Milan; Stoppani (1824-1891) published extensively on the paleontology and geology of Italy, especially in the Alpine regions. The above is his first published work. Stoppani provides one of the earlier detailed descriptions of the geology and vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology of the Lombard region of the Italian Alps. The folded profile is quite stunning.