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John Mawe
Familiar Lessons on Mineralogy and Geology
London-Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1830. Book. A scarce copy of this concise work on Mineralogy and geology, adorned with four beautifully hand-coloured plates. Twelfth edition. To which is addedA practical description of the use of the lapidary's apparatus, explaining the methods of slitting and polishing pebbles. Condition: Rebound in a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with wear to the extremities and spine. Loss and chipping to the backstrip. Rear hinge is tender. Internally, generally firmly bound, and mostly bright, with only some light foxing. Overall: GOOD. Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
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