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Traite Elementaire de Physique. [2 volumes].

By: HAUY, Rene Just (1743-1822).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris:, Bachelier, 1821.: 1821

Seller ID: RW1471


2 volumes. 8vo. [2], lxii, 510; [2], 452, [2] pp. 7+12 folding plates; foxing throughout, water stains to beginning of vol. II (marginal). Contemporary half gilt-stamped calf, marbled boards, raised bands; extremities rubbed, spines darkened, joints cracked. Ownership initials stamped in gold at foot of spines "B. J.", rubber-stamp on titles of Bib. Maj. Collegii, Stonyhurst. Good. Third edition (first issued in 1803 and written at the request of Napoleon). Hauy was a French mineralogist, and is often considered the father of modern crystallography. Under Napoleon, he taught mineralog... View more info

Traite de cristallographie, suivi d'une application des principes de cette science a la determination des especes minerales, et d'une nouvelle Methode pour mettre les formes cristallines en projection.

By: HAUY, Rene-Just (1743-1822).

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: Paris:, Bachelier & Huzard, 1822.: 1822

Seller ID: S9410


Two volumes & atlas. 8vo. [2], lxxii, 607, [1 blank]; [2], 650, [errata, blank] pp. Atlas (oblong quarto, 212 x 274 mm) containing 84 engraved plates. Modern quarter calf over marbled boards, vellum corners, gilt-stamped red and green morocco spine labels (by Bernard Middleton). Bookplates of Andras Gedeon, exlib stamp on atlas title-page. Fine. FIRST EDITION WITH THE ATLAS. The most important works by the pioneer of crystallography. "In 1822 [Hauy] published Traite de cristallographie, which contained the last version of his theory and was immediately followed by the second edition of th... View more info

Traite Elementaire de Physique.

By: HAUY, Rene-Just.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris:, V. Courcier, 1821.: 1821

Seller ID: S11133


THIRD EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. [2], lxii, 510, [2]; [2], 452, [2] pp. 6; 12 engraved folding plates; scattered foxing, not affecting legibility. Later quarter gilt-stamped calf over beige paper-backed boards, green place-keeping ribbons. Near fine. Hauy (1743-1822) was a renowned French crystallographer and mineralogist who "worked primarily in descriptive, physical, and theoretical mineralogy." He expanded d'Isle's studies on various forms of the same crystal species, concluding that "the primitive form of crystals of a certain species results as a nucleus from the cleavage of ... View more info