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1912 ATLAS OF MOLLUSCS (BIVALVES) COLLECTED IN ICELAND & GREENLAND DURING THE INGOLF EXPEDITION (1895-96). 13 inches tall hardcover, 119 pages, 3/4 gray cloth and printed paper covers, gilt leather label on spine, 4 full-page plates with facing descriptions, color map of Iceland laid in. Cover edges lightly worn, otherwise unmarked and very good. Atlas of molluscs collected in Iceland, Faeroes Islands, Jan Mayen Island, and Greenland. ADOLF SEVERIN JENSEN (1866 - 1953) was a Danish zoologist , ichthyologist and malacologist . He investigated especially the fauna of Greenland . He described fish and molluscs were collected on the Danish 'Ingolf' -expedition of 1895-96 around the Faroe Islands , Iceland and Greenland. He was curator at the Zoological Museum of the University of Copenhagen and was from 1917 to 1937 Professor of Zoology. Adolf S. Jensen Land is a peninsula in the southern limit of King Frederick VIII Land, northeastern Greenland, named after the Danish zoologist.
Title: The Danish Ingolf-Expedition. Volume II. 5. Lamellibranchiata (Part I.), with 4 plates and 5 figures in the text
Edition: First edition
Location Published: Copenhagen, Bianco Luno: 1912
Categories: History, Molluscs, Molluscs
Seller ID: 117
Keywords: biology, denmark, molluscs, zoology