22 June 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
KURR, Johann Gottlob von (1798-1870). The Mineral Kingdom. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1859.
2o (354 x 245 mm). 24 lithographed plates (23 hand colored). (Title lightly spotted.) Contemporary quarter calf gilt, morocco lettering-piece (light wear to foot of spine, light rubbing).
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH containing brilliantly colored illustrations of various minerals.
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