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Lot 71: Mineralogie - - Werner, Abraham Gottlob. Von den äußerlichen Kennzeichen de

Rare & Valuable Books, Modern Art, Prints & Photographs

by Nosbüsch & Stucke GmbH

04 November 2016

Fasanenstraße 28, Berlin, Germany

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Description: Mineralogie - - Werner, Abraham Gottlob. Von den äußerlichen Kennzeichen der Foßilien. Mit 8 gefalteten Tabellen. Leipzig, Crusius, 1774. 302 S., 1 Bl. Späterer Halblederband mit Rückenschild und -vergoldung.
Erste Ausgabe der ersten, bereits während seiner Studienzeit verfassten Schrift des berühmten Mineralogen und Geognostikers Abraham Gottlob Werner. - Dibner 91 - Ferchl 575 - DSB XIV, 257: "His first important mineralogical work, however ... was not a mineral system but a classification of external characteristics of minerals, designed to aid the worker or the student in the field ... (it) continued to be an important work into nineteenth century". - Stellenweise alte Annotationen in Bleistift. - Schönes, breitrandiges und unbeschnittenes Exemplar.

First edition. - With 8 fold. tables. Later half calf, gilt. - Very good and wide-margined copy.

Artist or Maker: Werner, Abraham Gottlob.

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