Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1876; 1879. fine. Four original papers from the Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London bound together:
George French Angas, 2 December 1879, "Descriptions of two new species of Helix...[from] Madagascar", pp.2, a fine hand coloured plate (Pl. LVII) lithographed by G.B. Sowerby.
George French Angas, 15 February 1876, "Descriptions of four new species of Helix...", pp. 4, a very good hand coloured plate (Pl. XX) lithographed by G.B. Sowerby.
Philip L. Sclater and Osbert Salvin, 15 February 1876, "Notes on some of the Blue Crows of America". pp 5, unillustrated.
E.A. Liardet, 18 January 1876, "On the Land-Shells of Taviuni, Fiji Islands...", pp. 3, a very good hand coloured plate (Pl.V) lithographed by G.B. Sowerby.
Recent binding in half cloth over marbled paper boards, e.p.'s of cream hand-made Italian paper with the watermark Ingres-Fabriano. Near fine. Item #1875
From the library of author Louis Pigott, whose library focused on ornithology but with some malacology. The second plate is of shells from Australia and the Solomon Islands including Helix moresbyi from Port Denison (now Bowen) , Queensland.