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Popular Mineralogy; Comprising A Familiar Account Of Minerals And Their Uses

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Product description

Published by Reeve and Benham in 1850, this hardback edition is in a poor condition. The spine is chipped and becoming detached, there is wear to the corners and the front board is loose. The front board is illustrated but faded. The spine is gilt-stamped. The edges of the page block are worn and grubby. The contents are good and the binding is tight overall. There are 20 hand-colour lithograph plates, drawn by the author. Henry Sowerby was an English conchologist and author, as well as assistant curator of the Linnean Society of London. 

Item details

Author(s):
Henry Sowerby
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1850
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
Reeve and Benham
Title:
Popular Mineralogy; Comprising A Familiar Account Of Minerals And Their Uses

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Published by Reeve and Benham in 1850, this hardback edition is in a poor condition. The spine is chipped and becoming detached, there is wear to the corners and the front board is loose. The front board is illustrated but faded. The spine is gilt-stamped. The edges of the page block are worn and grubby. The contents are good and the binding is tight overall. There are 20 hand-colour lithograph plates, drawn by the author. Henry Sowerby was an English conchologist and author, as well as assistant curator of the Linnean Society of London. 

Author(s):
Henry Sowerby
Condition:
Poor
Edition:
1850
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
360
Publisher:
Reeve and Benham
Title:
Popular Mineralogy; Comprising A Familiar Account Of Minerals And Their Uses

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