Tables for the Determination of Minerals
...by those physical properties ascertainable with the aid of such simple instruments as every student in the field should have with him. Translated from the German of [Albin] Weisbach. Enlarged, and furnished with a set of mineral formulas, a column of specific gravities, and one of the characteristic blowpipe reactions.
Small 8vo. Semi-flexible leather boards, 117pp. A handsome production with gilt stamped title and marbled edges. Near Fine with minor rubbing to tips. Includes supplementary tables describing minerals by taste. A few mineral names are surrounded by a dashed box, but the effect is minimal and the copy remains bright and clean overall. With the stamp of William H. Raymond on the front flyleaf, presumably the notable geologist who authored many papers on the mineral deposits and geological assets in the United States, particularly South Dakota and Colorado. Scarce.