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(090) 21/03/18

Goldschmidt Victor, Atlas der Krystallformen
Helmut Enzinger (ask me for more info and photographs)

Text + Tafelbände

Band 1 - 1913 – Textband 248 Seiten – Adamin - Buntkupfererz
Band 1 - 1913 – Tafelband 244 Seiten – Adamin - Buntkupfererz  

Band 2 – 1913 – Textband 200 Seiten – Calaverit – Cyanochroit
Band 2 – 1913 – Tafelband 251 Seiten – Calaverit – Cyanochroit

Band 3 – 1922 – Textband 195 Seiten - Safflorit – Topas
Band 3 – 1922 – Tafelband 149 Seiten – Safflorit – Topas

fresh copy, as issued

(089) 21/03/18

Rose  Gustav, Die heteromorphen Zustände der kohlensauren Kalkerde
Helmut Enzinger

complete in 2 volumes
Band 1 – Berlin 1856 – 76 p – 4 engraved plates
Band 2 – Berlin 1859 – 48 p – 3 engraved plates

more photographs on request

(088) 21/03/18

Hartmann Carl, Handbuch der Bergbau und Hüttenkunde, Weimar 1858
Helmut Enzinger

1st edition, 2 volumes, text 1315 p., atlas with 45 double lithographic plates
complete and in good condition
€ 1450,-

more photographs on request

(087) 08/03/18

Bournon, (1813), Catalogue de la collection minéralogique du Comte de Bournon
Arnaud N. Mignan

Bournon, Comte de (1813), Catalogue de la collection minéralogique du Comte de Bournon. London, chez L. Deconchy, 563 pp. (without the very rare Plates volume) - Catalogue of the large and important mineral collection created by Bournon. The "Discours Préliminaire" provides a history of the collection's formation and observations about the science of mineralogy. There is also an extensive commentary on Bournon's relationship with the British Museum and its trustees. The text contains a detailed description of the collection's specimens, with information on the minerals chemical and physical properties. Throughout Bournon references Hauy and other mineralogists. A separate section deals with Hauy's theories on crystal structure. Rare (source: Jacques-Louis, Comte de Bournon (1751-1825) was a French soldier and mineralogist who came to England after the French Revolution. He gained prominence in the scientific community, being elected a fellow of the Royal Society and was a founding member of the Geological Society before returning to France after the Bourbon Restoration
€ 1500,-

(086) 08/03/18

Romé de l'Isle, J. L. (1773), Description méthodique d'une collection de minéraux, du cabinet de M.D.R.D.L.
Arnaud N. Mignan

Romé de l'Isle, J. L. (1773), Description méthodique d'une collection de minéraux, du cabinet de M.D.R.D.L.. Paris, Approbation & Privilege, 299 pp. - Jean-Baptiste Louis Romé de l'Isle (1736-1790) was one of the two great French crystallographers, considered with René Just Haüy (1743-1822) the co-founders of modern crystallography. Romé de l'Isle described his 750-specimen collection of metallic minerals in his 1773 catalogue. His collection was well-known in Paris, and 68 of his specimens were chosen for illustration by Fabien Gautier d'Agoty in his famous 1781 color-plate book. His catalogue, as one would expect, is considerably more scholarly than average for the time. This fact, and also the publication of his one-volume essay on crystallography in 1772, made him a popular savant in Parisian scientific circles, and he was called upon to prepare quite a number of catalogs for other mineral collectors during the following years. Following his death in 1790, Romé de l'Isle's collection was purchased by Francois Gillet de Laumont (1747-1834), one of the greatest mineral collectors of his day. Gillet de Laumont's collection, including Romé de l'Isle's original specimens, was purchased in 1835 by the French government and is now preserved in the Museum of Natural History in Paris [Wilson 25]
€ 1250,-

(084) 02/04/17

set of 18 wooden geometric models by Antonio Vallardi
Arnaud N. Mignan

A set of 18 wooden, with original whitewash, geometric models by Antonio Vallardi, Milano and Roma, Italy. The set (late 19th - early 20th century?) is composed of cylinders, pyramids, cone, platonic solids and other geometrical shapes (some with shape handwritten on them). Cover of the Antonio Vallardi geometric model box. The box cover reads: "COLLEZIONE di SOLIDI GEOMETRICI | con memoriale delle regole per trovarne la superfice e il volume | MILANO Via Stelvio (angolo Via Lario) | filiali ROMA xx V. E. 35 | NAPOLI Via Roma 37-38". 33.5 x 26 x 10 cm .
€ 700.-