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2 volumes in 3, 3 folded leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks and manuals
The first edition was published in 1813.
Pagination: Theil 1 has [i]-xxx, 1-687,  pages and 2 folded leaves of plates; Theil 2, Band 1 has [i]-xxviii, -896 pages and 1 folded leaf of plates; Theil 2, Band 2 has [i]-vi, 897-1660,  pages.
One plate is signed: H. Grape sc.
Theil 1 was also issued separately, according to Schuh.
Schuh, C. Mineralogy and crystallography, 2430
SCNHRB has two copies of Theil 1, and one copy of Theil 2, Band 2.
SCNHRB copy 1 of Theil 1 (39088003563129) has stamp on title page: Library, U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Jan. 11, 1888; accession number 130521.
SCNHRB copy 1 of Theil 1 has deckle edges and is disbound; housed in a gray archival paperboard portfolio with orange paste-paper spine. The two folded leaves of plates were present at time of recataloging (December 2018).
SCNHRB copy 2 (including Theil 1, copy 2 and Theil 2, Band 2) has bookplates: Smithsonian Libraries. Gift of Paul W. Pohwat.
SCNHRB copy 2 of Theil 1 (39088019970243) has stamp on title page: Biblioteca de la Escuela Superior de Comercio y Administración, Mexico.
SCNHRB copy 2 of Theil 1 has a later red quarter-leather binding with mottled paper boards, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine, and marbled endpapers. The two folded leaves of plates were present at time of cataloging (December 2018).
SCNHRB copy of Theil 2, Band 2 (39088019970284) has stamps on title page: 1. Real-Gymnasium zu Wiesbaden; 2. Gymnasial-Bibliothek zu Wiesbaden.
SCNHRB copy of Theil 2, Band 2 has a modern brown half-leather binding with tree-stained paper boards, gilt-tooled spine, and red edges. One folded plate, signed by the engraver Grape, has been inserted at the end of the volume (possibly the single plate that Schuh has described as typically present in Theil 2, Band 1).
Theil 1. Versuch einer Einleitung in die Mineralogie (1828) -- Theil 2, Banden 1-2. System und Geschichte der Mineralkörper (1847)