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Jameson, Robert (1816)


Jameson, Robert (1816)

Jameson, Robert (1816)

A | System | Of | Mineralogy. | [double rule] | By | Robert Jameson, | Regius Professor Of Natural History, Lecturer On Mineralogy, | And Keeper Of The Museum In The Universtiy of Edinburgh; | Fellow of the Royal and Antiquarian Societies of Edinburgh; President of the | Wernerian Natural History Society; Honorary Member of the Royal | Irish Academy, and of the Honourable Dublin Society; Fellow | of the Linnean and Geological Societies of London, and | of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall; | Member of the Physical and Mineralogical Societies of Jena; of the Society of Natural History of Wetterau, | Etc.  | [double rule] | Second Edition. | [double rule] | Vol. I [-II, –III]. | [tapered rule] | Edinburgh: | Printed by Neill & Company, | For Archibald Constable and Company, Edinburgh; and | Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London. | [rule] | 1816.

Half title: System Of Mineralogy.

Collation: 3 vols.
Vol 1: 8°: π2 b8 A-Kk8 Ll5; [5] vi-xix [1] [1] 2-537 [1] p., 5 plates
Vol 2: 8°: π2 a4 A-Gg8 Hh5; [5] vi-xiii [recte xi] [1] [1] 2-489 [1] p., 3 plates
Vol 3: 8°: π2 a4 A-Oo8 Pp5; [5] vi-xii [1] 2-599 [1] p., 5 plates

Plates: 13 folding plates numbered: "PLATE I. - XIII." and signed "E. Mitchell sculp.t "

Page size: 133 x 211 mm

Binding: contemporary half calf with gilt lettering on spine label

Provenance: autograph inscription probably "MacCulloch" on title page and on front flyleaf; the signature is most likely to be Dr John MacCulloch (1773-1835), a famous Scottish geologist who almost certainly worked with Jameson

Other editions: 1804-8 (first edition), 1820

References: Schuh 2445

Collection: private collection

Jameson, Robert (1816)

Jameson, Robert (1816)