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Quintino Sella
SELLA, Quintino.

SELLA, Quintino.
(1827 - 1884)

(Born: Mosso near Biella, Italy, 7 July 1827; Died: Mosso near Biella, Italy, 14 March 1884) Italian statesman & mining engineer.

Royal mining engineer, professor of geometry and director of the mineralogical museum at the Royal Technical Institute in Turin.

Biographical references: ABI: I 903, 83-93; II 568, 95-109. Barr, Index to Biographical Fragments, 1973: 237. De Gubernatis, Dizionario Biografico, 1879. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th edition. ISIS, 1913-65: 2, 461. Poggendorff: 2, cols. 899-900 & 3, 1235. Sarjeant, Geologists, 1980: 3, 2092. WBI. World Who's Who in Science: 1520.

1. Italian, 1856.
Studii | Sulla Mineralogia Sarda | Per | Quintino Sella | Ingegnere Delle Miniere, Direttore Del Gabinetto Mineralogico | Del R. Instituto Tecnico Di Torino | [ornate rule] | Torino | Stamperia Reale | 1856.

8: 50 p. Estr. delle Memorie della R. accademia delle scienze di Torino ser. II, tom. XVII. Very scarce.

Bibliographical references: Dana's 7th (Bibliography): 80.

2. Italian, 1856.
Quadro delle Forme Cristalline dell'Argento Rosse, del Quarzo e del Calcare. Torino, 1856.

74 p. Estratto da una memoria sulle Forme Cristalline dell'Argento Rosso letta davanti alla R. Accademia delle Scienze di Torino li 10 febbraio, 1856.

Very scarce. Crystallography

3. German, 1906 [German transl.].
Abhandlungen | zur | Krystallographie. | Von | Quintino Sella. | [short rule] | Herausgegeben | von | F. Zambonini | in Neapel. | Mit 8 Figuren im Text. | [ornate rule] | Leipzig | Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann | 1906.

8:

Very scarce. Translation by Ferruccio Zambonini of ?????? (????, 18??).

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