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Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1788)


Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1788)

Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1788)

Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1788)

An Essay | Towards A | System Of Mineralogy. | By Axel Frederic Cronstedt, | Mine-Master Or Superintendant Of Mines In Sweden. | Translated From The Original Swedish, | With Annotations, And An Additional Treatise On | The Blow-Pipe. | By Gustav Von Engestrom, | Counsellor Of The College Of Mines In Sweden. | The Second Edition, | Greatly Enlarged And Improved, By The Addition | Of The Modern Discoveries; And By A New | Arrangement Of The Articles, | By John Hyacinth De Magellan, | Talabrico-Lusitanus, Et Reg. Soc. Londin. Acade- | miarum Imp. Scientiar. Petropolit. Et Bruxell. | Reg. Ulisipon. Madrit. Et Berolin. Societ. | Philos. Philadel. Harl. Et Manchest. Socius; | Et Acad. Reg. Paris. Scientiar. Correspondens. | [tapered rule] | In Two Volumes. | [tapered rule] | Vol. I. [–II.] | [tapered rule] | London, | Printed For Charles Dilly, In The Poultry. | M DCC LXXXVIII.

Collation: 2 vols. [the present copy bound in one volume]
Vol 1: 8°: a-c8 d4 B-Ee8; [4] v-lv [1] [1] 2-432 p.
Vol 2: 8°: π1 Ff-Zz8 Aaa-Sss8 Ttt4 Uuu8 Ppp4; [2] 433-1040 p., 2 plates

Plates: 2 folding plates numbered: "Plate I. – II." the second signed: "Jn. Lodge sc."

Page size: 127 x 207 mm

Binding: contemporary reversed calf, with red morocco lettering piece

Provenance: early owners stamp "I.W. Griffith" on title page; ex collection of mineralogist Duncan McKie (1930-1999) who purchased the book from Walford in 1971

Other editions: numerous editions and translations in various languages

References: Hoover 242, Schuh 1210

Collection: private collection

Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1788)

Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1788)