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8vo. 42 ff. Printed on one side only. Full modern blind-stamped brown calf, gilt spine. Ex library rubber stamp on verso of title. Fine. FOURTH EDITION. This work divides minerals into four orders and under these are classes based on physical and chemical properties. "The first edition of his Tableau methodique des mineraux appeared in 1784. While they display no great originality, Daubenton's teaching and writings on mineralogy contributed significantly to the spreading of current knowledge of the subject. It was, moreover, under Daubenton's patronage that Hauy began his career." - DSB. Louis Daubenton was professor of Natural History at the College de France and professor of mineralogy at the Museum of Natural History in Paris. BM (Nat. Hist.), I, p. 424; Cole, Chemical literature, 337 (5th ed., An IV de la Republique); DSB, XV, p. 113; Duveen, Bibliotheca alchemica et chemica, p. 158 (1784); Poggendorf, I, col. 515 (notes an 8th ed. in 1800). First Edition.
Title: Tableau methodique des mineraux. . . .
Publisher: (Paris:, De l'Imprimerie de Du Pont, Imprimeur de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, 1792).: 1792
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