Natural History of New York: Mineralogy of New-York

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Natural History of New York: Mineralogy of New-York

By Beck, Lewis C.

SKU# 19633

$ 75.00

Pp. xxiv, 536; 8 lithographed and engraved plates, 533 text-figures illustrating minerals.  Publisher’s original brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine with gilt ornamentation of minerals at the spine base, front board with gilt scene labeled “Excelsior” surrounded blind-stamped floral decorations, original yellow endpapers, lg 4to.  This work was issued in two parts, economic mineralogy, and descriptive mineralogy.


W. A. White & J. Visscher
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1842
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Good
Condition Description

The text shows some rippling and mild damp staining, the cloth binding is bright and clean with no stains, a good solid copy (see photos).

Limited Edition