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BIEHLER, Johann Heinrich.

(1633 – 1698)

(Born: 1633; Died: 1698) German mining expert.

Biehler was superintendant ("Oberzehender") of mines in Saxony, Germany.

1. German, 1735 [Sale catalog].
Catalogus über des Ober-Zehendner Biehlers Ertz= Stuffen= Collection ..., welche lege auctionis auf den 23 May 1735 zu Dreßden dem Meistbiethenden ... zugeschlagen werden soll. Dresden, Krause, 1735.

4°: [1]-28 p., frontispiece (portrait of Biehler).

Very scarce. Auction catalog consisting of 3,536 numbered lots of ore samples. The collection was made up of specimens found in the mines of Saxony.

Bibliographical references: Freiesleben, Sächsische Mineralien-Verzeichnisse, 1828: no. 6. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 1, 261. LKG: XV 9. Wilson, History of Mineral Collecting, 1994: 161.

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