Author:DAUBENTON, Louis Jean Marie (1716-1799)

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Tableau methodique des mineraux. . . .

By: DAUBENTON, Louis Jean Marie (1716-1799).

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: (Paris:, De l'Imprimerie de Du Pont, Imprimeur de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, 1792).: 1792

Seller ID: S6747


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." - D... View more info