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Sergei Nikolaevich Nikitin
NIKITIN, Sergei Nikolaevich.

NIKITIN, Sergei Nikolaevich.
(1851 - 1909)

(Born: Moscow, Russia, 4 February 1851; Died: St. Peterburg, Russia, 18 November 1909) Russian geologist.

Nikitin graduated from Moscow University, 1871.

Biographical references: Great Soviet Encyclopedia: 17, 575.

1. Russian & French, 1886-97 [Bibliography].
Русская геологическая библиотека, издаваемая подъ редакцiею. Bibliothèque géologique de la Russie, rédigée par S. Nikitin. S.-Peterburg, Comité Géologique, 1886-97.

13 vols. [Vol 1: 1886] 8°: vii, 126 p. [256 entries]. [Vol 2: 1887] 8°: viii, 184 p. [356 entries]. [Vol 3: 1888] 8°: vi, 178 p. [405 entries]. [Vol 4: 1889] 8°: vi, 201 p. [390 entries]. [Vol 5: 1890] 8°: vii, 187 p. [410 entries]. [Vol 6: 1891] 8°: vii, 225 p. [467 entries]. [Vol 7: 1892] 8°: vii, 234 p. [452 entries]. [Vol 8: 1893] 8°: vi, 215 p. [474 entries]. [Vol 9: 1894] 8°: iv, 200 p. [429 entries]. [Vol 10: 1895] 8°: viii, 202 p. [495 entries]. [Vol 11: 1896] 8°: [4], 223 p. [517 entries]. [Vol 12: 1897] 8°: [4], 244 p. [577 entries]. [Vol 13: 1898] 8°: ?? p.

Rare. Edited by Sergei Nikolaevich Nikitin this publication was authorized by a special commission (of which Nikitin was a member) called the "Comité Géologique." It is an annotated bibliography that reviews the Russian geological publications of the preceding year. It is an highly important geological bibliography listing many important 19th century publications when most of the great geological explorations of Siberia and Belorussia were occurring. Each entry contains a commentary in Russian and French describing the book under discussion.

Each volume is classified by subject with entries ordered alphabetically by author. The principal divisions with in the volumes are: Descriptive geology, Paleontology, Physical geology, Mineralogy, Petrology, Soil science, Applied Geology, and Periodical publications. Indexes to subjects, geographical locations, and authors conclude each volume.

Bibliographical references: Besterman, Bibliography of Bibliographies, 1965-6: col. ??. BL. Margerie, Bibliographies Géologiques, 1896: no. 2589.

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