[FACSIMILE] The Richter Museum of Minerals, Animals & Marine Plants. . . to which is appended the Carved Gems of Antiquity in One Volume / Museum Richterianum Continens Fossilia Animalia Vegetabilia Mar. . . accedit De Gemmis Scalptis Antiquis Liber Singularis. Johann Ernst HEBENSTREIT.

[FACSIMILE] The Richter Museum of Minerals, Animals & Marine Plants. . . to which is appended the Carved Gems of Antiquity in One Volume / Museum Richterianum Continens Fossilia Animalia Vegetabilia Mar. . . accedit De Gemmis Scalptis Antiquis Liber Singularis

Tuscon: Mineralogical Record, 1990. Limited Edition. No. 41 (edition size not specified). Folio (41cm). In tan buckram, with seven sets of quadruple gilt rules to spine, titled in black on spine; plain endpapers; [19], 12-16, 16i-16vii, [2], 18-56, [1]-384, [24], 3-34pp; 14 full-page color plates and numerous black-and-white illustrations. Title page printed in two colors. Two leaves in the English-language preface bound in reverse order. A sturdy copy, with minor spots of discoloration to board edges and to lower edge of text-block at outer margin, small smudge on fore-edge of front free endpaper, otherwise Near Fine. Facsimile catalogue of the collection of minerals belonging to Johann Christoph Richter (1689-1751), a Leipzig banker, by Hebenstreit (1703-1757), a German physician and naturalist.

Price: $450.00

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