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Pryce, William (1778)


Pryce, William (1778)

Pryce, William (1778)

Mineralogia Cornubiensis; | A | Treatise | On | Minerals, Mines, | And | Mining: | Containing | The Theory And Natural History Of | Strata, Fissures, And Lodes, | With The Methods Of | Discovering And Working Of Tin, | Copper, And Lead Mines, | And Of | Cleansing And Metalizing Their Products; | Shewing Each Particular Process For | Dressing, Assaying, And Smelting Of Ores. | To Which Is Added, | An Explanation Of The Terms And | Idioms Of Miners. | By W. Pryce, of Redruth in Cornwall. | Hi ex Terrâ Saxosâ, cujus Venas Sequuti, | Effodiunt Stannum, &c. Diod. Sicul.  Latin Translat. | London: | Printed And Sold For The Author, | By James Phillips, George–Yard, Lombard–Street. | Sold Also By B. White, Fleet–Street; And J. Robson, | New Bond–Street. MDCCLXXVIII.

Collation: 2°: π2 *2 **2 ***2 A2 a1 *2 **2 ***2 ****1 b-c2 d3 e1 B-Z2 2A-2Z2 3A-3Z2 4A-4P2; [36] [1] ii-xiv [2] [1] 2-331 [1] p., engraved frontispiece, 6 engraved plates, 2 folding tables

Plates: engraved frontispiece portrait, 6 engraved plates numbered "Plate 1-6", unsigned, and 2 folding tables

Page size: 240 x 374 mm

Binding: later half leather over marbled boards, with gilt ornaments and lettering on red leather label

Provenance: ex libris "Rudolph Glossop, Bakewell"

Other editions: 1810 (?)

References: Hoover 666, Schuh 3990

Collection: private collection


Pryce, William (1778)

Pryce, William (1778)