General Earth Sciences - Geology

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Eléments d...
Rose, G.
Eléments de cristallographie.
Paris, Hachette et Firmin Didot, 1834. 8vo (19.9 x 12.7 cm). 270 pp.; title page (to IIe partie - planches ), 12 pp.; 10 double-sized engraved plates with 121 figures, numbered 1-108 (plates I-IX), and 1-13 (plate X). Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines and title. Marbled endpapers.
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Rare classic work on crystallography. Not in Sinkankas.
Ueber den...
Unger, F.
Ueber den Einfluss des Bodens auf die Vertheilung der Gewächse nachgewissen in der Vegetation des nordöstlichen Tirols.
Wien, Rohrmann und Schweigerd, 1836. 8vo (21.4 x 13.5 cm). xxiv, 367 pp.; one hand-coloured engraved plate of Kitzbühl, one large, folded, hand-coloured geological-geographical map, one large, folded hand-coloured sheet with geological profile, five folded charts with meteorological observations (four) and botanical observations (one), many tables in the text. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines, vignettes, and title. Marbled endpapers; speckled edges.
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Dedicated to Carl von Martius and dealing with all aspects of northern Tirol
Annales de...
[Various authors]
Annales des Mines. Series III-VI. Atlases.
Paris, Ecole de Mines, 1832-1866. Two series in four. Oblong folio (40.5 x 22.0 cm) with 758 (of 759? see below) engraved and lithographed plates and maps, of which 29 are hand-coloured geological maps or profiles. Contemporary uniform red cloth. Gilt titles on the spines and front boards. Marbled endpapers.
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A rare set with a huge amount of partly unfolded plates
De vegetat...
Wahlenberg, G.
De vegetatione et climate in Helvetia Septentrionali inter flumina Rhenum et Arolam observatis et cum summi septentrionis comparatis tentamen.
Turici Helvetorum (Zürich), Fuessli, 1813. 8vo (20.5 x 12.1 cm). xcviii, 200 pp.; one folding table, three folded engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments at head and food; red morocco label with gilt title. All edges red.
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A rare early work on plant geography in relation to altitude and latitude
Atlas hist...
Zannoni, R.
Atlas historique de la France ancienne et moderne contenant tous les lieux illustrés par les événements les plus mémorables de notre histoire; ... depuis Pharamond jusqu'a Louis XV....
Paris, S. Desnos, 1782. Large 4to (28.8 x 22.2 cm). Beautifully engraved double-sized title page; similar folding dedication page (by Desnos and Zannoni), 16 pp.; 59 hand-coloured engraved maps (56 double-sized with ornamental borders; two much larger, of which one dated 1774, and the other 1776). Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands; compartments with gilt floral patterns and red morocco label with gilt title. Edges red.
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Rare complete copy of Zannoni's rarest atlas