Three Shell Catalogues by Yoichiro Hirase Very scarce
Catalogue of Land Shells of Japan to be had of Y. Hirase. Kyoto: 1903. pp,,6-24 + 1 plate at the end. Stitched. Provenance: Prof. Arthur Jacot (1890-1939, ink stamp to title). [bound with:] [Drop-head title:] The First Additional Catalogue of Land Shells [of Japan], to be had of Y. Hirase. Kyoto; . pp.[i-ii],,2-24+1 plate at the end. Original wrappers. Provenance: Dr. Harry Edgar Wheeler (1874-1958, signature and stamp to upper wrapper). 2 works in one volume, octavo (22.3 x 14cm). Stapled within cream paper wrappers [With:] Y. HIRASE. [Drop-head title:] Catalogue of Marine Shells of Japan to be had of Y. Hirase. Kyoto: 1907 pp.,49+3 plates at the end. Original wrappers (old staple holes to inner margin), loose in cream paper wrappers. Provenance: Dr. Harry Edgar Wheeler (1874-1958, stamp to upper wrapper).
Kyoto. Yoichiro Hirase. 1903, 1907 & 1908.
In very good condition. Some light pencil marks on some pages and notes on rear cover of one volume. Neat collection number at lower right on two covers. Previous owners' name stamps/signatures. b33040935