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Franz Joseph Muller von Reichenstein
MÜLLER VON REICHENSTEIN, Franz Joseph, <i>Freiherr</i>.

MÜLLER VON REICHENSTEIN, Franz Joseph, Freiherr.
(1740 - 1825)

(Born: 1740; Died: 1825) Austrian bureaucrat.

Biographical references: DBA: I 867, 50-62; 1011, 435; II 926, 240-241. Neuer Nekrolog der Deutschen. Österreich Biographisches Lexikon. Poggendorff: 2, col. 231. WBI. Wurzbach, Biographisches Lexikon Österreich, 1856-91.

1. German, 1785.
Mineralgeschichte von den Goldbergwerken in Vorospatak. Wien, 1785.

With colored plates. Very scarce.

Bibliographical references: LKG: XIV 855.

2. German, 1778 [First edition].
Nachricht von den in Tyrol entdeckten Turmalines ... Wein, 1778.

8°: Very scarce.

Bibliographical references: LKG: XVI 407.

Lettre ŕ M. le Chevalier De Born, 1779

3. French, 1779 [French transl.].
Lettre | Ŕ M. Le Chevalier | De Born | Sur | La Tourmaline | Du Tirol. | Par M. Müller, Conseiller du Départment des | Mines & des Monnoyes en Transylvanie. | Traduction De L'Allemand, | Augmentée De Plusieurs Notes De L'Éditeur. | Avec Figures. | [rule] | [...3 lines of quotation, signed Plinius Hist. nat., lib. XXXVII, Cap. VII. ...] | [rule] | [ornament] | Ŕ Bruxelles, | Chez J. Vanden Berghen, Libraire, & Imprimeur de Son | Altesse Royale, rue de Madelaine. | Et se trouve ŕ Paris, | Chez Merigot, le jeune, Quai des Augustins. | [double rule] | MDCC. LXXIX.

8°: π4 A-D4 E3; 23l.; [8], [1]-35, [3] p., one engraved plate (showing various tourmaline specimens). . Page size: 228 x 170 mm.

Contents: [2 pgs], Half title page, "Lettre | Sur | La Tourmaline | Du Triol.," verso blank.; [2 pgs], Title page, verso blank.; [2 pgs], "Lettre De L'Éditeur"-signed De Launay, 23 April 1779.; [2 pages], "Préface De L'Éditeur."; [1]-35, Text, signed Müller, 11 May 1778.; [2 pgs], "Explications Des Figures."; [1 pg], "Avis Au Relieur."; [At end], One plate.

Very scarce. The British Library lists the author as: Joseph Mueller of Schwaz?

Bibliographical references: BL [B.354.(9.)]. Ferchl: 373. LKG: XVI 408a.

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