Lot 76 of 522:
An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology 1822  

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Title:
An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of These Sciences, and Designed for the Use of Pupils, - For Persons, Attending Lectures on These Subjects, - and as a Companion for Travellers in the United States of America

Author:
Cleaveland, Parker

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Cummings & Hilliard

Date:
1822

Description:

Two volumes in one. vii, 480; [2], [481]-818, [1] pp. Hand-colored folding map and 5 folding copper-engraved plates. 22x12 cm (9x5¼"), period full tree calf, morocco title label. Second Edition.

Second edition of the first important mineralogical text published in the United States, with the scarce map. Sabin 13611.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and scuffing to calf; scattered foxing with faint foxing to plates, early ownership signatures to title page and blanks at front; about very good.


 
Item number:
303480
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