Author:HAUY, Rene-Just (1743-1822)

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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