British Mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain.: ... British Mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain.: ...

British Mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the Mineralogy of Great Britain.


Verlag: London, Taylor & Co., [1802-] 1804-1817, 1802
Gebraucht / Anzahl: 1
Verkäufer WP Watson Antiquarian Books (London, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen
In den Warenkorb legen
Preis: EUR 27.494,67
Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 21,97
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

Für später vormerken

Über dieses Buch

Bibliografische Details

Titel: British Mineralogy: or coloured figures ...

Verlag: London, Taylor & Co., [1802-] 1804-1817

Erscheinungsdatum: 1802


5 vols, 8vo (245 x 150 mm), with 551 hand-coloured engraved plates; some very occasional spotting or offsetting, some gatherings with faint marginal discolouration, generally a very good set, uncut in contemporary green straight-grain half morocco and marbled boards.First edition of 'the supreme work of British topographical mineralogy, [and] the most ambitious colourplate work on minerals ever published' (Conklin).Sowerby's British Mineralogy is the first comprehensive illustrated reference work on mineralogy. The plates were drawn after actual mineral specimens, and coloured by Sowerby himself, members of his family, and assistants.This copy has the volume indices, often missing, the systematic index and general index, eight pages of cancel text to replace that of two plates in vol IV, and further material not normally found in sets.Collation: I. xii 223 [1], with plates 1-100; II. [ii] 1*-19*, 199 [1], with plates 101-200; III. [ii] 209 [1], with plates 201-300; IV. [ii] 176 [2, notice about index] 177-184, with plates 301-400; V. [vi] 281 [1]; [24. systematic index and general index; 2, advertisement for Mawe's Mineralogy and Conchology; 8, corrected text for two plates in vol IV]Provenance: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, with old stamp on titles and a few other leavesWard and Carozzi 2090. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 3620

Anbieter- & Zahlungsinformationen


Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:

  • American Express
  • Bankwechsel
  • Banküberweisung
  • Carte Bleue
  • EuroCard/MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Vorauskasse

[Im Angebot des Anbieters suchen]

[Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen]

[Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen]

Anbieter: WP Watson Antiquarian Books
Adresse: London, Vereinigtes Königreich

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit: 26. Juni 2012
Bewertung: 4 Sterne


All items are complete and in good condition, unless otherwise stated. All items are offered
subject to prior sale. Prices are nett £ sterling. Postage and insurance are not included.


Shipping & insurance costs are extra.

Anbieterinformationen: by appointment only