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BORN, Ignaz Edler von (1790)


BORN, Iganz Edler von (1790)


BORN, Iganz Edler von (1790)


BORN, Iganz Edler von (1790)



[Title page vol. 1:] Catalogue | Methodique et Raisonné | de la | Collection des Fossiles | de | Mlle. Éléonore de Raab. | [rule] | Par Mr. de Born. | [rule] | Tome Premier. | [vignette] | A Vienne | [double rule] | Aux Dépens de J. V. Degen, par I. Alberti 1790.

[Title page vol. 2:] Catalogue | Méthodique et Raisonné | de la | Collection des Fossiles | de | Mlle. Éléonore de Raab. | [rule] | Sels Minéraux; Bitumes Fossiles; Substances Métalliques. | [rule] | Tome Second. | [vignette] | A Vienne [double rule] Aux Dépens de J. V. Degen, par I. Alberti. 1790.

Collation: 2 vols. [Vol. 1:] 8°: π7 A-Z8 Aa-Hh8 Ii2 a-b8 c1 n2; [14: Title, "Avis de L’Editeur. ", "Préface de L’Auteur."], [1-3] 4-500, [34: Table: "Distribution des Fossiles."], [2: errata] p., engraved title vignette, numerous engraved vignettes (I. Adam fecit), one engraved plate.
[Vol. 2:] 8°: π4 a-b8 A-Z8 Aa-Hh8 Ii2 Kk-Nn8 Oo1; [40: Title, "Préface de L’Auteur.", "Distribution des Fossiles."], [1] 2-499 (verso blank), [66: 2 indexes] p., engraved title vignette, numerous engraved vignettes (I. Adam fecit).

Plates: 1 engraved plate numbered: "Tab. 1" (unsigned)

Page size: 106 (108) x 183 mm

Binding: contemporary full leather, with light brown and green spine labels

Provenance: owners stamp "Graf Spangensche Bibliothek" on title page

Other editions: none
From the preface is apparent that the author initially wanted to print only 70 copies for his friends. However, he could be persuaded to have some more copies produced.

References: Partsch-Katalog 478, Schuh 734, Sinkankas 794
Today part of the Raab collection is located in Esterházy castle, Eisenstadt, Austria.

Collection: Simone & Peter Huber

BORN, Iganz Edler von (1790)


BORN, Iganz Edler von (1790)


BORN, Iganz Edler von (1790)