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Anfangsgründe de Mineralogie.
Johann Ambrosius Barth, Leipzig 1829 - 8vo (204x121 mm). vi, 312, [4] pp. 15 engraved plates of crystal structures. Contemporary paper card boards (rubbed and soiled, spine label gone), edges red-dyed, text clean and unfoxed with only little dampstaining towards gutter. ---- Sotheby's Freilich Sale Catalog, 220; Curtis Schuh's Bibliography, Min. Record Lib. - FIRST EDITION. The author's introduction to mineralogy. Wilhelm Haidinger (1795-1871), a prominent Austrian mineralogist, was the first Director of the Imperial Geological Survey founded in 1849 in Vienna. He is also credited with discovering a phenomena that enables detection of plane polarized light, now known as "Haidinger's brushes" in his honor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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