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(1780? – ?)

1. English, 1829.
An Introduction | to the | Study of Mineralogy; | or, | Students Pocket Companion. | [rule] | By J.R. Bakewell, E.S.Q. F.G.S. C.E. &c. | [rule] | London: | Printed for Sherwood, Gilbert, & Piper, | Paternoster-Row. | [rule] | 1829.

12°: [A]4 B-E12 F8 G4; 64l.; [i]-vii, [1], [1]-120, hand-colored frontispiece ("View at Cape D'Or, Nova Scotia." and "Transverse section of a mine in Cornwall."), errata tipped in before page 1. Plate II shows a longitudinal section of a copper and tin mine. Page size: 187 x 108 mm.

Contents: [i-ii], Title page, verso "London: Printed by R. Gilbert, St. John's Square."; [iii]-iv, "Prospectus."; [v]-vii, "Preface."-signed J.R. Bakewell, London June 1829.; [1 pg], blank.; tipped in errata sheet.; [1]-78, "An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy."; 79-96, "Classification of Minerals."; [97]-110, "Tabular View of the Pellucid Gems arranged according to colour, with some of their more distinctive characters."; [111]-112, "Description of the plates."; 113-120, "An alphabetical index."

Rare. A student's pocket companion to mineralogical studies, embracing a condensed description of the properties, classification method, and a tabular view of gems, arranged according to color.

Bibliographical references: Ward & Carozzi, Geology Emerging, 1984: no. 100.