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Jameson, Robert (1800)


Jameson, Robert (1800)

Jameson, Robert (1800)

Mineralogy | Of The | Scottish Isles; | With | Mineralogical Observations | Made In A Tour Through Different Parts Of | The Mainland Of Scotland, | And | Dissertations | Upon | Peat And Kelp. | In Two Volumes. | Illustrated with Maps and Plates. | By | Robert Jameson, | Fellow Of The Royal And Antiquarian Societies Of Edinburgh, | Linnaean Society Of London, Physical Society | of Jena In Saxony, &c. | Observationes veras, quam ingeniosissimas fictiones sequi præstat; Natura | mysteria potius indagare quam divinare. | Berg. De Form. Crystallor. | Vol. I. [–II.] | Edinburgh: Printed By C. Stewart & Co. | For B. White & Son, Fleet-Street, London; And W. Creech, Edinburgh. | [tapered rule] | 1800.

Half title: Mineralogy | Of The | Scottish Isles (not present in this copy)

Collation: 2 vols.
Vol 1: 4°: π2 b-d4 A-Z4 2A-2G4 2H2; [1] ii-xxvi [2] [1] 2-243 [1] p., 7 plates
Vol 2: 4°: π1 b2 A-Z4 2A-2N4 2O2; [2] [3] iv [1] 2-289 [1 blank] [1] [1 blank] p., 6 plates

Plates: 13 unnumbered plates, some plates signed: "Engraved by R. Scott, Edin.r" and 1 folding map

Page size: 214 x 270 mm

Binding: contemporary half calf, edges calf, over marbled boards, with blindstamped ornaments, gilt ornaments on spine and gilt lettering on spine label

Provenance: fading signature "[?] Asheton [?]" on title page

Other editions: 1813 (Reissue); German translation (1802)

References: Schuh 2441; Ward & Carozzi 1192

Collection: private collection

Jameson, Robert (1800)