Including a signed autograph letter by the author
A Familiar Introduction to Crystallography Including an Explanation of the Principle and Use of the Goniometer. With an appendix, containing the mathematical relations of crystals rules for drawing their figures and an alphabetical arrangement of minerals, their synonymes, and primary forms.
London: W. Phillips, 1823. 4to (205 x 130 mm). xv , 508 pp. Illustrated with 391 intertextual woodcut diagrams, mainly of crystal structurs, throughout. Original drab boards, spine with original printed paper label (spine chipped with loss, upper joint cracked but holding, extremities rubbed, corners scuffed). All pages uncut and..... More