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Traite de physique consideree dans ses rapports avec la chimie et les sciences naturelles.

By: BECQUEREL, Antoine Cesar (1788-1878).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris:, Firmin Didot Freres, 1842-1844.: 1842

Seller ID: S6907


Two volumes. 8vo. [iv], vi, 544, [2]; [iv], 651, [1] pp. Half-titles, woodcut title-page vignettes, tables, 13 engraved folding plates; water-stained, outer margins damaged Vol. II, pp. 233-268. Contemporary quarter calf, cloth sides, gilt spine; rubbed, corners showing, water-damage to top covers. Ownership rubber stamps (including on title of Vol. I). Good. FIRST EDITION. One of Antoine Becquerel's most important works, which summarized his researches into mineralogy, thermo-electricity, and the synthesis of mineral substances. Antoine-Cesar Becquerel was elected to the Academie des Science... View more info

Tableaux des Constantes Geometriques des Mineraux.

By: BUTTGENBACH, H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Liege:, Imprimerie H. Vaillant-Carmanne (S.A.), 1918.: 1918

Seller ID: S6921


4to. 86 pp. 4 figs., index. Silver-stamped black cloth-backed decorative paper over boards. Fine. RARE. View more info

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

Die Nutzbaren Mineralien und Gebirgsarten im Deutschen Reiche. Auf Grundlage des Gleichnamigen v. Dechenschen Werkes neu Bearbeitet. Unter Mitirkung von H. Bucking. Die Nutzbaren Mineralien und Gebirgsarten.

By: DECHEN, Ernst Heinrich Karl (1800-1889); BRUHNS, Willy (1864-1929).

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Berlin:, Druck and Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1906.: 1906

Seller ID: S6919


8vo. xix, 859 pp. Index, detailed full color folding map showing where minerals are found in Germany. Original printed wrappers. Fine. RARE. Second edition (first with Bruhns). On the useful minerals found in the German Empire. Dechen was a prominent German geologist. The first edition was issued in 1873. Franz Siegfried Willy Bruhns, also a German mineralogist, lectured at Bonn University and taught at the Petrographic Institute of the University of Strassbourg. See: "Dechen, Ernst Heinrich Karl von" within, Encyclopaedia Britannica, vol. 7, 11th ed. Cambridge University Press. p. 91... View more info

Mineral tables for the determination of minerals by their physical properties. Second edition, revised.

By: EAKLE, Arthur Starr, 1862-1931.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Wiley, 1923.: 1923

Seller ID: S0423


24 cm. iv, 73 pp. Index. Red cloth; tape removed from paste-downs, else fine. View more info

Populare Mineralogie oder die Fossilien- und Gebirgskunde fur alle Stande, insbesondere fur die Jugend und fur Lehrer an Real-, Gewerbs- und Wolfsschulen, auch fur Geistliche, Pharmaceuten, Gewerbsmanner und Landwirthe.

By: HOCHSTETTER, Christian Ferdinand (1787-1860).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Reutlingen:, Johann Conrad Macken, Jun., 1836.: 1836

Seller ID: S6504


8vo. [viii], 466, [10] pp. 12 folding engraved plates; occasional light browning or foxing. Contemporary paste paper over boards, green leather spine label, gilt spine, all edges yellow; lightly rubbed. Ex library rubber stamps (including on title). Very good. RARE. FIRST EDITION of Hochstetter's universal science of "fossils," being the science of rocks and minerals. Christian Ferdinand Hochstetter was professor at the Koninglicht haupt-Schulehrer-Seminar in Esslingen. BM (Nat. Hist.), II, p. 851. Not in Hoover Collection. First Edition. View more info

La minería en Mexico. Estudios sobre du desarollo Historico.

By: LEON-PORTILLA, Miguel; Jorge Gurría LACROIX; Roberto MORENO; Enrique Madero BRACHO.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mexico City:, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: S11352


FIRST EDITION (3,000 copies). 183 pp. Printed wrappers. Burndy Library bookplate of donor Thomas F. Glick, a professor of history at Boston University. Very good. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

Field book of common rocks and minerals. For identifying . . . and interpreting their origins and meanings.

By: LOOMIS, Frederic Brewster.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and London:, G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1948).: 1948

Seller ID: S0239


Twenty-fourth impression. 172 x 105 mm. Sm. 8vo. 352 pp. 73 plates (47 in color), index. Red cloth. Fine. View more info

Elemente der Mineralogie begrundet von . . .Zwolfte, Vollstandig neu Bearbeitete und Erganzte Auflage von Dr. Ferdinand Zirkel.

By: NAUMANN, Georg Amadeus Carl Friedrich (1797-1873); Ferdinand ZIRKEL (1838-1912).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Wilhelm Engelmann, 1885.: 1885

Seller ID: BL4441


8vo. XII, 782 pp. 951 figs., index; first 114 pages with upper marginal stain (diminishes after the front matter and lessens till p.114). Bound by Conrad Skopnik, Berlin, in half maroon cloth, marbled boards, gilt spine title; heavily rubbed, joints strengthened with kozo and spine laid down. Rubber-stamp on title of the Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin; ownership signature of Dr. B. Leisering. Good. View more info

Einfuhrung in die Gefugekunde der geologischen Korper. In zwei Teilen. (Originalausgabe!) Erster Teil: Allgemeine Gefugekunde und Arbeiten im Bereich Handstuck bis Profil.

By: SANDER, Bruno (1884-1979).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wien, Insbruck:, Springer-Verlag, 1948, 1950.: 1948

Seller ID: S13083


2 volumes. [Printed: 1948, 1950]. 8vo. X, 215; XII, 409, [3] pp. Illus. (some color), index. Black gilt-stamped cloth; heavily worn, with kozo repairs. Ex-library copies with usual stamping. Good, but rare complete. First editions. Sander was an Austrian geologist. From 1913 Sander, on behalf of the Imperial Geological Institute [Geologischen Reichsanstalt], surveyed Bulgaria and Turkey. After the war he went to the Geological State Institute in Vienna (1920) and then became Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology at the University of Innsbruck in 1922. FULL TITLE: Einfuhrung in die Gefugekunde... View more info

Synopsis der Mineralogie und Geognosie. Ein Handbuch fur hohere Lehranstalten und fur Alle, welch sich wissenschaftlich mit der Naturgeschichte der Mineralien beschaftigen wollen.

By: SENFT, (Christian Carl Friedrich) Ferdinand (1810-1893), editor.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hannover:, Hahn, 1875-1878.: 1875

Seller ID: S7021


Series: Synopsis der drei Naturreiche. . .. Three volumes in two. 8vo. xxxvi, 931, [1]; xix, [1 blank, 708; xv, [1 blank], (709)-1332 pp. 583 figs., tables, index; 455 figs., tables, indexes. Contemporary quarter black morocco, morocco corners, gilt paper over boards, gilt spine, all edges marbled. Rare with all parts. Choice set (& complete). FIRST EDITION of Ferdinand Senft's comprehensive textbook of the science of mineralogy and geognosy for secondary education. "Published as part three of the second edition of Johannes Leunis's [1802-1873] series Synopsis der drei Naturreiche . . . ... View more info

Die Mineralien des Binntales. Zum 20 Jahrigen Bestehen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Lengenbach. . ..

By: STALDER, H. A., et al.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: (Bern:, Naturhistorisches Museum der Stadt Bern, 1978).: 1978

Seller ID: S7024


8vo. 143 pp. 28 plates (5 color), 16 tables, 55 figs., index. Pictorial wrappers; cover lightly worn, else fine. View more info

Tabellen zur Bestimmung der Mineralien nach ausseren Kennzeichen.

By: WEISBACH, Julius Albin (1833-1901), editor.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Arthur Felix, 1866.: 1866

Seller ID: S6565


8vo. viii, 113, [1] pp. Tables, index. Modern quarter brown calf, marbled boards, gilt-spine, marbled end-leaves. Ex library rubber stamps of the Mineralogisches Institut, Berlin. Fine, choice copy. RARE. FIRST EDITION. "Rare. This is the first edition of a work that was popular for many years. The text presents a series of tables that are used to determine the name of an unknown mineral by placing a sample through a series of simple tests based upon the external characteristics. Used with in the German education system, it was deemed important enough to be translated into English, which ... View more info

The Life and Remains of Edward Daniel Clarke, Professor of Mineralogy in the University of Cambridge.

By: [CLARKE, Edward Daniel] OTTER, Rev. William.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London:, George Cowie and Co., 1825.: 1825

Seller ID: S9107


Two volumes. Second edition. 8vo. [8], 500; [4], 486 pp. Frontis-portrait. Original tree calf, red and black gilt-stamped leather spine labels; corners lightly bumped. College Library Carlow ink stamp on both title-pages. Very good. "The life and remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D. Professor of Mineralogy in the University of Cambridge" was published in the preceding year (see Maggs cat. 1307/30). Otter calls the present work the second edition in his preface. Clarke was the first professor of mineralogy at Cambridge. He travelled widely and studied with Sir William Hamilt... View more info