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SCOPOLI, Giovanni Antonio (1776)


SCOPOLI, Giovanni Antonio (1776)


SCOPOLI, Giovanni Antonio (1776)

[Engraved Latin title page:] Contained within a ornate, engraved box] Joan. Ant. Scopoli | S.C.R. et Apost. Majest. | in monetariis et montanisti= | cis Consiliarii, Mineralogię | Professoris publici etc. etc. | CRYSTALLOGRAPHIA | Hungarica. | Pars I. | exhibens | Crystallos indolis terrę | cum Figuris rariorum. [Inscribed on the border] Pragę apud Wolffgangum Gerle 1776.

[Only the first part of this work which was to encompass all the minerals of Hungary was published.]

Half title: Jo. Ant. Scopoli | Crystallographia | Hungarica | Pars i.

Collation: 4°: n1 n6 A-R4 S2; [14], [1] 2-139, [1] p., 19 folding engraved plates of mineral specimens, engraved title page

Plates: 19 engraved plates showing quartz crystals and other minerals of Banská Štiavnica (Schemnitz), numbered "Tab. I-XIX"; Plate 1 signed "Nissl fecit"

Page size: 169 x 222 mm

Binding: recent half calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering and ornaments on spine

Provenance: no marks of provenance

Other editions: none

References: Hoover Collection 738, Schuh 4388

Collection: Simone & Peter Huber


SCOPOLI, Giovanni Antonio (1776)


SCOPOLI, Giovanni Antonio (1776)