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LANG, Viktor von.

(1838 – 1921)

(Born: 1838; Died: 1921) German physicist.

Biographical references: DBA: I 735, 167-168. WBI.

Lehrbuch, 1866

1. German, 1866.
Lehrbuch | Der | Krystallographie | Von | Viktor von Lang | [...2 lines of titles and memberships...] | Mit 7 Lithographien Tafeln. | [rule] | Wien, 1866. | Wilhelm Braumüller | K.K. Hof- Und Universitätsbuchhändler.

8°: [i]-vii, [1], [1]-358 p., 7 lithographic tables (folding).

Contents: [i-ii], [Half title page, verso blank?] (missing from copy examined).; [iii-iv], Title page, verso "Druck von C. Ueberreuter in Wien."; [v]-vi, "Vorwort."; [vii], "Inhalt."; [viii], Blank.; [1], Sectional title page, "Lehrbuch | Der | Krystallographie."; [2], Blank.; [3]-352, Text.; [353]-358, "Anhange."; [At end], 7 plates.

Very scarce. Comprehensive textbook of crystallography, of an advanced nature, that covers in depth crystallographical systems and projections of crystals. At the end are given an interesting section that shows the derivation of the crystallographical notational systems of Naumann and Lévy. The plates at end show crystal drawings and projections of various types. The steps required to make projections and crystal drawings are covered on pages 243-289.

Bibliographical references: NUC.