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Title:
Über die allgemeinen Eigenschaften des Kupfers, und über die Kentniss seiner Erze, in meralogischer, chemischer, und bergmännscher Rücksicht

Author:
Hermann, Benedikt Franz Johann

Place:
Liepzig

Publisher:
Commerschen Buchhandlung

Date:
1812

Description:
viii, 452 pp. With 3 tables and one diagram. 8¾x5¼, original pastepaper wrappers, holographed spine label. Hoover 409 lists the 1793 first edition, "Naturgeschichte des Kupfers," with the same pagination as this, though it had plates not present in this second edition. Mineralogical and metallurgical aspects of copper; there was a second edition planned containing more technical information, but it was apparently never published. Formerly in the Engineering Societies Library, New York, with their bookplate; number on spine in white ink. Bookplate of John Sinkankas. Typed note, describing the book, tipped to inside of rear wrapper.

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Condition:
Some wear to wrappers and spine; 2 ink names to title-page, minor internal aging, else very good, untrimmed and in the original state.


 
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122423
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