Atlas zu H.G. Bronn's Lethaea Geognostica oder Abbildung und Beschreibung der für die Gebirgs-Formationen bezeichnendsten Versteinungen. Dritte, stark ver. Auflage.

Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagshandlung, 1850-56.

Folio. Unbound and not sewn. 123 pp. and 124 lithographed plates (1 in colour). Title-page brownspotted and with tears in margins all aroun. Part of orig. printed frontwrapper preserved. Most of the plates partly brownspotted, some with minor dampstains in corners and margins. A few plates (most heavely the first and last) with tears reaching the illustrations.

BMC I: 256. Pritzel 1178. This is only the atlasvolume to Bronn's great work. "The first attempt at a Chronological Succession of fossil organisms is to be found in H.G. Bronn's Lethaea Geognostica. This work is a masterpiece of scholarship; it summarises all that was previously known abot Stratigraphy and Paleontology. The most importent fossils types of all geological formation are shown ion the folio plates..." (Zittel p. 364 ff.).

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