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Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher
SCHUMACHER, Heinrich Christian Friedrich.

SCHUMACHER, Heinrich Christian Friedrich.
(1757 - 1830)

(Born: Glückstadt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, 15 November 1757; Died: Copenhagen, Denmark, 9 December 1830) Danish physician.

Biographical references: Dansk Biografisk Lexikon: 15, 362-70 [by J. Petersen & E. Rostrup]. Garboe, Geologiens Historie i Danmark, 1959-61: 1, 163-5, portrait. Herholdt, J.D., Oratio quam ad Festen Semiseculare Christian Friedrich Schumacheri Celebrandum habuit. Hafniæ: 1828: 1828. Poggendorff: 2, col. 566. Rasmussen, Geologiska Litteratur Færøerne, 1947. SBA: Scandinavian Biographical Archive: A-289, 288-309. WBI.

Versuch eines Verzeichnisse, 1801

1. German, 1801.
Versuch eines Verzeichnisses | der | in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten | sich findenden | einfachen Mineralien | mit | Tabellen | der einfachen Fossilien | nach | ihren vorwaltenden Bestantheilen | von | Christian Friedrich Schumacher | [...5 lines of titles and memberships...] | [tapered rule] | Kopenhagen, | bey Friedrich Brummer | 1801.

[Sectional title page:]

Tabellen | der | einfachen Fossilien | nach | ihren vorwaltenden Bestandtheilen | geordnet.

8°: *4 A-X4 Y2; 90l.; [i]-viii, [1]-172 p., tables. Page size: 236 x 200 mm.

Contents: [i-ii], Title page, verso blank.; [iii], Dedication to Joseph Bank.; [iv], Blank.; [v]-viii, Preface.; [1]-150, Text.; [151], Sectional title page.; 152-172, Tables.

Very scarce. The principle text of the work is a descriptive mineralogy based upon a chemical classification as developed in Torbern Bergman's Sciagraphia Regni Mineralis (1782). At the conclusion are a series of tables designed to present the mineral species according to their chemical properties.

Bibliographical references: BL. LKG: XIV 16. NUC: 532, 11 [NS 0307365]. Ward & Carozzi, Geology Emerging, 1984: no. 2000.

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