WIRSING, Adam Ludwig. Marmora et adfines Aliquos Lapides coloribus suis...Abbildungen der Marmor=Arten. Nuremberg: auf Kosten des Berlegers, 1775.
4°(215 x 225mm.). Title and text in Latin and German, 98 numbered engraved plates comprising over 550 marble cross-sections, all elaborately hand-coloured. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, g.e. (lightly rubbed, corners, head and foot of spine neatly restored). FIRST EDITION. cf.Landwehr 1 (the Dutch edition with two extra plates in the supplement).
The marble cross-sections of this 'cabinet' are grouped into 12 geographical regions in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and the Low Countries.