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BAUMER, J.W.
Historia Naturalis regni Mineralogici ad naturae ductum tradita.
Francofurti, Garbiana, 1780. 8vo. pp. (6), 554, 16, with 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary boards, with red gilt lettered label.
EUR 1,100.00

BERZELIUS, J.J.
Nouveau Système de Minéralogie. Traduit du Suédois.
Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1819. 8vo (200 x 124 mm). pp. (4), vi, 314, (1). Contemporary calf, gilt lettered label (somewhat rubbed).
EUR 1,200.00

BLUM, J.R.
Lithurgik oder Mineralien und Felsarten nach ihrer Anwendung in ökonomischer, artisticher und technischer Hinsicht systematisch abgehandelt.
Stuttgart, Schweizerbart, 1840. 8vo (204 x 130 mm). pp. vi, 501, with 3 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards, spine with red gilt lettered ...
EUR 900.00

BOCCONE, P.
Natuurkundige Naspeuringen op proef- en waerneemingen ... Groey der planten ... wonderbare versteeningen van verscheide lighamen; De wording van het Corael,
de Star-steenen, de Mynstoffige Bezoar en het verschil van deeze met de dierlijke, de versteende Vis-tanden, Ammon-hoorn, Schelpen, enz... Brandend...
EUR 400.00

BOODT, A.
Gemmarum et Lapidum historia, qua non solum ortus, natura, vis & precium, sed etiam modus quo exiis, olea, salia, tinctura, essentia, arcana ...
Hanau, Wechsel, 1609. 4to (219 x 170mm). pp. 8, (xii), 294 (recte 284), (16), with two folding tables, 31 woodcuts in the text. Recent vellum.
EUR 5,700.00

BORCH, M.J. Comte de.
Lettres sur la Sicile et sur l'Ile de Malthe.
Turin, Freres Reycends, 1782. 2 volumes. 8vo (192 x 125mm). pp. xix, (1), 236; 256, with 3 folding maps and 26 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, ...
EUR 2,500.00

BRÜCKMANN, U.F.B.
Abhandlung von Edelsteinen, zweyte verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage.
Braunschweig, Verlag der Fürst. Waysenhaus-Buchhandung, 1773. 8vo (190 x 120mm). pp. 415, with an engraved vignette of a jumping horse on title. 1...
EUR 2,800.00

BUFFON, (G.L.L.).
Histoire Naturelle des Minéraux.
Dordrecht, A. Blussé & Fils, 1798. 4to (282 x 225 mm). 5 volumes (bound in 2). pp. (4), 253; (4), 262; (4), 277; (4), 204; (4), (324), Contemporary...
EUR 1,600.00

DAVILA, (P.F.)
Catalogue systématique et raisonné des Curiosités de la Nature et de l'Art, qui composent le Cabinet de M. Davila.
Paris, Briasson, 1767. 3 volumes. 8vo (195 x 130mm). pp. xxxv, (1), 571; vi, 656; vi, 290, (6), 286, (1), with 30 (many folded) engraved plates. Co...
EUR 3,500.00

FAUJAS DE SAINT-FOND, B.
Recherches sur les Volcans éteints du Vivarais et du Velay; avec un discours sur les volcans brûlans, des mémoires analytiques sur les Schorls, la Zéolite, le Basalte, la Pouzzolane, les Laves & les différentes substances qui s'y trouvent engagées, &c.
Grenoble, J. Cuchet, 1778. Folio (460 x 300 mm). pp. (4), xviii, (2), 460, with 1 engraved title-vignette, 2 engraved vignettes, 2 engraved initial...
EUR 4,800.00

FERBER, J.J.
Briefe aus Wälchland, über natürliche Merkwürdigkeiten dieses Landes an den Herausgeber derselben Ignatz Edlen von Born.
Prag, Wolfgang Gerle, 1773. 8vo (220 x 145mm). pp. (6), 407, (1), with engraved title vignette. Contemporary boards.
EUR 1,500.00

FLADUNG, J.A.F.
Edelstein-Kunde in Briefen an zwey deutsche Fürstinnen.
Wien, J.G. Heubner, 1828. Small-8vo. pp. viii, (2), 125, (1), with 1 engraved plate and 1 folding table. Later red half cloth, gilt lettered spine.
EUR 1,300.00

GESNER, A.
Remarks on the geology and mineralogy of Nova Scotia.
Halifax, Gossip and Coade, Times Office, 1836. 8vo. pp. xl, 272, (2), with 1 folded lithographed frontispiece, 1 folded handcoloured geological map...
EUR 1,400.00

GESSNER, C.
De Rerum Fossilivm, Lapidvm et Gemmarvm maximè, figuris & similitudinibus Liber: non solùm Medicis, sed omnibus rerum Naturae ac Philologiae studiosis, vtilis & iucundus futurus.
Zurich, (I. Gesnerus), 1565. 8vo (160 x 100mm). Leaves (7), 169, with printer's device on first andlast leaf and numerous (some 180) woodcut illust...
EUR 12,000.00

IMPERATO, F.
Historia Naturale... nella quale ordinatamente si tratta della diversa condition di Minere, Pietre pretiose, & altre curiosita. Con varie Historie di Piante, & Animali, sin' hora non date in luce...
Venice, Combi and La Noù, 1672. Folio (320 x 220mm). pp. (viii), 696, (6), title in red and black with large engraved vignette, double-page engrave...
EUR 8,500.00

JOHNSTON, R.M.
Systematic account of the Geology of Tasmania.
Hobart, J. Walch & Sons, 1888. Large-4to. pp. (4), 6, xxii, (2), 408, with folded coloured geological map of Tasmania, 57 mostly tinted lithographe...
EUR 1,900.00

(LINNAEUS, C.) - HOUTTUYN, M.
Natuurlijke Historie of uitvoerige beschrijving der dieren, planten en mineraalen, volgens het samenstel van de Heer Linnaeus.
Amsterdam, F. Houttuyn, 1761-1785. 3 sections in 37 volumes. Royal-8vo (215 x 135mm). With 296 beautifully handcoloured folded engraved plates. Uni...
EUR 9,800.00

LINNAEUS, C.
Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae ... Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata.
Cura Jo. Frid. Gmelin, Lipsiae, G.E. Beer, 1788-1793. 3 volumes (bound in 9). pp. (2), x, 1-500; (2), 501-1032; (2), 1033-1516; (2), 1517-2224; (2)...
EUR 2,500.00

LINNAEUS, C.
Vollständiges Natursystem des Mineralreichs nach der zwölften lateinischen Ausgabe in einer freyen und vermehrten Uebersetzung.
Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1777-1779. 8vo (195 x 120mm). 4 volumes. pp. (4), 652, with 5 engraved foldedplates; pp. (16), 496, (8), with 9 folded plates...
EUR 2,800.00

NEUES JAHRBUCH FÜR MINERALOGIE, GEOGNOSIE, GEOLOGIE UND PETREFAKTENKUNDE.
Herausgegeben von Dr. K.C. von Leonhard und Dr. H.G. Bronn. Jahrgang 1833-1858 & 1861-1880. [together with:] 5 index volumes 'Repertorium' covering the years 1830-1880.
Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart's Verlagshandlung, 1833-1880. 52 volumes. 8vo (220 x 140mm). With numerous plates and maps, some coloured. Contemporary...
EUR 4,500.00

RASOUMOVSKY, G. DE.
Observations Minéralogiques sur les environs de Vienne.
Vienne, Leopold Grund, 1822. 4to. pp. iv, 58, (2), with 10 handcoloured plates. Contemporary printed boards (spine rebacked).
EUR 1,400.00

SCHMIDEL, C.C.
[Erz Stüffen und Berg Arten mit Farben genau abgebildet. Verlegt und herausgegeben durch Johann Michael Seligmann, Kupferstecher in Nürnberg./ Fossilium Metalla et Res Metallicas concernentium glebae suis Coloribus expressae ...
[Nürnberg, J.M. Seligmann, 1753 (-65)]. 4to (215 x 175mm). pp. 1-28; pp. 1-28 (twice present, with Latin- and German text). With 21 beautifully han...
EUR 4,500.00

(SCHULTZ, E.C).
Entdeckung einer dem Kreuz-Steine wesentlichen Entstehungs-Art der Kreuz-Figur. An Se. Excellenz den hochwohlgebohrnen Herrn Friedrich Anton Freyherrn von Heinitz.
Hamburg, J.P. C. Reuss, (1780). 4to (212 x 170 mm). pp. 38, with an engraved handcoloured frontispiece. Recent boards.
EUR 2,300.00

WEBSTER, J.
Metallographa: or an history of metals, Wherein is declared the signs of ores and minerals both before and after digging... with the descriptions of sundry new metals, or semi-metals,
and many other things pertaining to mineral knowledge. London, printed by A.C. for Walter Kettilby,1671. Small-4to. pp. (16), 388, (2). Contemporar...
EUR 2,100.00

WIRSING, A.L.
Marmora et adfines aliquos lapides coloribus suis/ Afbeelding der Marmer soorten.../ Abbildungen der Marmor-Arten.../ A representation of different sort of marble.../ Représentation de marbres...
Amsterdam, Johann Christian Sepp, 1776. 4to (303 x 243mm). 5 printed titles in Latin, Dutch, German, English and French, 5 introduction leaves in ...
EUR 20,000.00


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