(1782 – 1843)
Biographical references: Allibone, Dictionary of English Literature, 1859-71. BBA: I 878, 348-349. WBI.
1. English, c1822.
A | Catechism | Of | Mineralogy; | or, | An Introduction | to the | Knowledge Of | The Mineral Kingdom. | [tapered rule] | Adapted To The | Capacities Of Youth, | and calculated no less to amuse than to instruct | them. | [rule] | By A Friend To Youth. | [rule] | London: | Printed By Bensley And Son, | Bolt Court, Fleet Street, | For Pinnock And Maunder, | 267, Strand.
8°: 72 p., one plate.
Very scarce. Other titles in the series:Pinnock, William. A Catechism of the First Principles of Natural History. A Catechism of Entomology. A Catechism of Mineralogy. A Catechism of Geology. A Catechism of Conchology. A Catechism of the Elements of Botany. Catechism of Agriculture. London: Whittaker Treacher & Co., 1823-35. 7 tracts bound together; 72 pp. each. Many b/w illustrations. Contemporary brown speckled cloth, gilt lettering on spine.
Bibliographical references: NUC..