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Mawe, John, 1764–1829

Familiar lessons on mineralogy and geology : with colored plates : to which is added a practical description of the use of the lapidary's apparatus, explaining the methods of slitting and polishing pebbles, &c. / by John Mawe, Honorary Member of the Mineralogical Society of Jena, &c. &c. author of Travels through the gold and diamond district of Brasil, Treatise on diamonds and precious stones, Descriptive catalogue, &c.

Additional Title(s):

Lessons on mineralogy

Fifth edition.
London : Printed for and sold by the author, 149, Strand; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row, 1823.
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 108, iii, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QE366 .M3 1823
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Half-title: Lessons on mineralogy.
Printed by W. McDowall, Printer, Pemberton Row, Gough Square.
"Price 7s...colored plates."--Publisher's printed title label on spine.
Includes index.
Publisher's advertisements: [1] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original gray boards with publisher's printed title label on spine.
Subject Terms:
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1823.
Gem cutting -- Study and teaching.
Geology -- Study and teaching.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Mawe, John, 1764-1829, -- Publisher.
McDowall, W. -- Printer.
Mineralogy -- Study and teaching.
Natural history -- Great Britain.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.

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