The Mineralogical Record
The Mineralogical Record - Join us on Facebook!  The Mineralogical Record - Sign up for our newsletter

Jean de Malus
MALUS, Jean de.

MALUS, Jean de.

1. French, 1632.
Avis des Riches mines d'Or et d'Argent et de toutes fes Especes des Metaux et Minéraux des Monts Pyrenees. [Paris, 1632.]

4°: 24 p.

Extremely rare. This book gives opinions on species of metals and minerals found in the rich mines of the Pyrenées mountains. Descriptions include gold, silver, copper, etc. The work is known only from its inclusion in mining and mineralogical anthologies published in the eighteenth century. The only copy of the original edition traced is held by the National Library of France.

Another edition: Avis des riches mines d'Or et d'Argent, &c. des Monts Pyrenées. Contained in A.A. Barba's Metallurgie, 2 (1751), which see.

Another edition: Nicolaus Gobet, Les anciens minéralogistes du royaume de France (Paris, 1779), 1.

Related work: Recherche et découverte des mines des montagnes Pyrénées faite en l'an mille six cents par Jean de Malus et rédigée par Jean Du Puy. Présentation d'Alain Bourneton. Milan, 1990. [11]-110 p., portrait. [Reprints a work on mining in the Pyrénées published in 1601; ISBN: 2-86726-607-6.]

Bibliographical references: BL [233.b.35.]. LKG: XIV 385.

Contents copyright © 2019 The Mineralogical Record, Inc. All rights reserved.  
Graphic design of this website by Wendell E. Wilson. Website programming by