Author:AXEL FREDERIC CRONSTEDT [translated by GUSTAV VON ENGESTROM]

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1788 An Essay Towards A System of Mineralogy, Translated From The Original Swedish, 2nd Edition, Printed for Charles Dilly WITH HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NOTES

By: AXEL FREDERIC CRONSTEDT [translated by GUSTAV VON ENGESTROM]

Price: $3,585.99

Publisher: THE POULTRY, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, CHARLES DILLY: 1788

Seller ID: 0009117

Condition: Good


On offer is an original, hardcover handprinted book from 1788, regarding the Natural Science of Mineralogy (the scientific study of chemistry, crystal structure, and physical properties of minerals and mineralized artifacts). The book comes at the end of the Scientific Revolution in the Western World, roughly from 1600-1800 and is a translation of a book written by Baron Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, the famous Swedish mineralogist and chemist who discovered nickel in 1751 and... View more info