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WHITMAN, Alonzo Garcelon.

(1842 – ?)

(Born: Auburn, Maine, U.S.A., 7 September 1842; Died: ?) American educator & author.

Biographical references: ABA: I 1732, 84; II 670, 147. Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography. WBI.

1. English, 1872.
Notes on Mineralogy: designed for Use in the English High School, Boston. Lewiston (Maine), Printed at the Journal Office, 1872.

8°: iv, 134 p. Page size: 177 x 122 mm.

Very scarce. Co-authored with Joseph W. Keene. This is a rather scarce mineralogical Americana, printed in Lewiston, Maine. It is an academic guide to mineralogy, which treats properties, various physical and chemical tests, descriptions, etc. contiaing also a chapter on geology. It was written to accompany lectures given in the English High School of Boston.

Bibliographical references: NUC. USGS Library Catalog.

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