Babington, William (1799)
A | New System | Of | Mineralogy, | In The Form Of | Catalogue, | After The Manner Of | Baron Born’s Systematic Catalogue | Of The Collection Of Fossils Of | Mlle Éléonore De Raab. | [double rule] | By William Babington, M.D. | Assistant Physician, And Lecturer In Chemistry, At Guy’s Hospital. | [double rule] | London: Printed For The Author, By T. Bensley, Bolt-Court, Fleet-Street; | and Sold By W. Phillips, George-Yard, Lombard-Street; G.G. And J. Robinsons, | Paternoster-Row; And T. Cox, St. Thomas’s-Street, Borough. | [rule] | 1799.
A | New System | Of | Mineralogy. (the half title is missing in the present copy)
;  viii  2-279 [1 blank]  p.
202 x 262 mm
later half calf with marbled boards and gilt ornaments and black leather title label on spine
unknown, but with numerous contemporary manuscript notes and extra leaflets with notes bound in, as well as extra pages with notes and newspaper clippings (dated between 1808-1810) at the end of the present volume.
Also bound in is the complete text part consisting of a series of tables (B-G2
) of the first edition of the author's "A Systematic Arrangement Of Minerals" of 1795
Schuh 264; Ward & Carozzi 92
Collection: private collection