Cramer, Johann Andreas (1741)

Cramer, Johann Andreas (1741)

Cramer, Johann Andreas (1741)

Elements | Of the Art of | Assaying Metals. | In Two Parts. | The First containing | The Theory, | The Second | The Practice | of the said Art. | The Whole | Deduced from the true Properties and Nature of | Fossils; confirmed by the most accurate | and unquestionable Experiments, explained in a | natural Order, and with the utmost Clearness. | By John Andrew Cramer, M.D. | Translated from the Latin. | Illustrated with Copper Plates. | To which are added, | Several Notes and Observations not in the Original, | particularly Useful to the English Reader. | With an Appendix, containing a List of the | Chief Authors that have been published in English | upon Minerals and Metals. | London, | Printed for Tho. Woodward at the Half–Moon between | the Temple–Gates, and C. Davis in Pater–noster–Row, | Printers to the Royal Society. M DCC XLI.

Collation: 8°: π1 A5 B-Z8 2A-2G8 2H7; [12] 1-470 [8] p., 6 plates

Plates: 6 engraved plates numbered: "I - VI" and signed: " J. Mynde sc."

Page size: 121 x 199 mm

Binding: contemporary full calf, rebacked, with gilt lettering on spine

Provenance: no marks of provenance

Other editions: 1739 (original Latin edition), 1744; English (1764) and German (1746, 1766, 1774-7) translations

References: Schuh 1191

Collection: private collection

Cramer, Johann Andreas (1741)