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Sergei Fedorov Glinka
GLINKA, Sergei Fedorov.

GLINKA, Sergei Fedorov.
(1855 - 1924)

(Born: 1855; Died: 2 November 1924) Russian mineralogist & crystallographer.

Glinka was a professor of mineralogy and crystallography at the University of St. Petersburg.

Biographical references: RBA: Russian Biographical Archive: I 127, 103-105. WBI. Zvorykin, Biograficheskii Slovar, 1958: 1, 244-5.

1. Russian, 1895.
Общiй Курсъ | Кристаллографiи. | [rule] | Составилъ | С.Ф. Глинка, | [ line of titles and memberships...] | [ornate rule] | С.-Петербургъ. | Книжный Магазинъ А.Ф. Cинзерлинга. | (бывxiй Мелье и Комп.) | Невскiй просп., 20. | 1895.

[2], [I]-II, [2], [I]-II, [1]-228 p., 435 text illus. Page size: 250 x 165 mm.

Contents: [2 pgs], Title page, verso printer information.; [I]-II, "Содержанiе." [=table of contents].; [1 pg], "Cредисловiе."-signed S. Glinka, 1895.; [1 pg], Blank.; [I]-II, "Опечатки."; [1]-228, Text.

Rare. This is the author's introductory course in crystallography. The basics are covered including crystal systems and classifications, notation, symmetry laws, etc. It describes physical crystallography and includes hundreds of excellent crystal drawings to illustrate the text. Also included are sections on the twinning of crystals and the description and use of goniometers.

Bibliographical references: BL [no copy listed].

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