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Mawe, John, 1764–1829
Familiar lessons on mineralogy and geology : explaining the easiest methods of discriminating minerals, and the earthy substances commonly called rocks, which compose the primitive, secondary, floetz or flat, and alluvial formations : to which is added, a description of the lapidaries' apparatus, &c. : with engravings and coloured plate / by J. Mawe, author of the New descriptive catalogue of minerals, &c., &c.
London : Printed for, and sold by, the author, 149, Strand; and for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1819.
Physical Description:
viii, 78, [2] p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QE366 .M3 1819
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
NSTC, 2M21142
Frontispiece aquatint engraving unsigned. Copper engraved plate opposite p. 41 signed: Cross sculp.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 446
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Presentation inscription on p. [iii]: To Olivia May from dear Toby, August 1869
Subject Terms:
Barnard and Farley -- Printer.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1819.
Gem cutting -- Study and teaching.
Geology -- Study and teaching.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Mawe, John, 1764-1829, -- Publisher.
May, Olivia -- Pres. insc. from Toby, August 1869.
Mineralogy -- Study and teaching.
Natural history -- Great Britain.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.

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