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Sowerby, James (1811-1817)


Sowerby, James (1811-1817), Exotic Mineralogy

Sowerby, James (1811-1817), Exotic Mineralogy

Exotic Mineralogy: | Or, | Coloured Figures | Of | Foreign Minerals, | As A | Supplement | To | British Mineralogy. | [double rule] | By James Sowerby, F.L.S. | Honorary Member Of The Physical Society Of Göttingen, | Designer Of English Botany And Exotic Botany, Author | Of English Fungi, The British Miscellany, | New Elucidation Of Colours, Etc | [double rule] | London: | Printed By Benjamin Meredith, Silver Street, Wood | Street, Cheapside; | And sold by the Author, J. Sowerby, No 2, Mead Place, Lambeth; | White and Co. Fleet Street; Sherwood and Co, Paternoster Row; | and by all other Booksellers in Town and Country. | [rule] | MDCCCXI [-MDCCCXVIII].
(Vol. 2 printed by Arding and Merrett, 21, Old Boswell Court, Carey Street)


Collation: 2 vol.
Vol. 1: 8°; [2] [3] iv 1-195 p., 99 plates
Vol. 2: 8°; [4] 5-151 [1] [2: advertisement] [1] 154-160 p., 69 plates
The present copy misses the advertisement leaf and the index (p. 153-160)

Plates: 168 hand-colored plates numbered "1-72" and "74-169" (plate 73 was not issued)

Page size: 147 x 232 mm

Binding: Contemporary calf, covers and spines with richly gilt ornaments, marbled endpapers and edges

Provenance: no marks of provenance

Other editions: none

References: Schuh 4476; Ward & Carozzi 2032

Collection: private collection

Sowerby, James (1811-1817), Exotic Mineralogy

Sowerby, James (1811-1817), Exotic Mineralogy