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Fossil Zoology. CATULLO. Saggio di zoologia fossile

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Fossil Zoology. CATULLO. Saggio di zoologia fossile
 Fossil Zoology. CATULLO, Tommaso Antonio. Saggio di zoologia fossile ovvero osservazioni sopra li petrefatti delle provincie austro-venete con la descrizione dei monti entro ai quali si trovano. Con tavole litografiche.
Padova, Tipografia del Seminario, 1827.

Folio, 335x240 mm, quarter calf binding, glt titles and ornamnets on the spine. Pp. 348, [1]. Map engraved, 8 plates at the end of the volume. Fine specimen, with wide margins, uncut.

Condition Report

First edition. In this work Catullus adopts the paleontological method to establish the relative age of Mesozoic soils. Dozens of figures in the lithograph tables, the title page and a detailed paper, all in lithography. Charming frontispiece with small finely engraved map of the Veneto-Trentino areas involved in the research.