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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 900

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

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

He enumerates about 600 minerals that he knows from personal observation

contains 2 large folding maps of Sicily and 1 folding map of the Etna,

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

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), Contemporar...

EUR 1,600

The folio edition of probably the most attractive work published on volcanology

His descriptions of the neighbourhood of Naples, and still more his account of the ejected rocks of Vesuvius, are among the finest scientific writings of the eighteenth century

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 1,200

GAIMARD, P. Voyage en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitzberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838-1840 sur la corvette La Recherche, commandée par M. Fabvre. Publiés par ordre du Roi sousla direction de M. Paul Gaimard.

Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1855). The following text volumes only:
Géologie, Minéralogie, Métallurgie, by E. Robert. Paris, A. Bertrand, no da...

EUR 1,500

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 600

because of his numerous merits he was called 'father of mineral chemistry'

The first major contribution towards the Geology of Tasmania

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

The edition is important as it describes numerous species from Cook's voyages

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

The work of Marbodus is the earliest lapidary of the middle ages

catalogue of the minerals in Romé de Lisle's own mineral cabinet

It remained for 1800 years a most valuable and authoritative work on minerals

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