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Samuel Alopaeus
ALOPAEUS, Samuel.

ALOPAEUS, Samuel.
(1721 - 1793)

(Born: 1721; Died: 1793) Finnish theologian.

Alopaeus was a minister in Sordawala, Finland, when it was a part of the Russian empire.

Biographical references: Finsk Biografisk Handbok: 1, cols. 71-2. SBA: Scandinavian Biographical Archive: B-008, 124-126 & B-391, 333-336. WBI.

1. German, 1787.
Kurze Beschreibung der in russisch-kaiserl. Carelien befindlichen Marmor- und andern Steinbrüchen, Berg- und Steinarten. Von Samuel Alopäus, Präpositus und Pastor zu Sordawala. St. Petersburg, Gedruckt bey Johann Karl Schnoor, 1787.

8°: 64 p.

Very rare. This is a short description of the marbles, quarries, mines and other stone works found around St. Petersburg. The book was published simultaneously in Russian.

Abstracted edition, 1789: Bergmännische Journal, Jahrgang 2, 1 (1789), p. 300-306.

Bibliographical references: Berg, Repertorium Literatur Mineralogie, 1862: p. 70. BL [970.e.5.]. LKG: XIV 762. Puzuirevski, Katalogia Bibliotekia, 1867: no. 696.

2. Russian, 1787 [Russian transl.].
Краткое описание мармопных и других каменных ломок, гор и каменных пород находящихся в Российской Карелии сочиненное Самуилом Алопеусом пастором в Сордавале. St. Petersburg, Shchnora, 1787.

[Transliterated title:]

Kratkoe opisanie marmopnia i drugiia kamennia lomok, gor i kamennia porod naiodchwiia v Rossichskoia Karelii soqinennoe Samuilom Alopeusom pastorom v Sordavale. St. Petersburg, Shchnora, 1787.

8°: 86 p.

Very rare. The book was published simultaneously in German.

Bibliographical references: Berg, Repertorium Literatur Mineralogie, 1862: p. 70. BL [no copy listed]. LKG: XIV 763a. Puzuirevski, Katalogia Bibliotekia, 1867: no. 691. Sopikov, Essay in Russian Bibliography, 1904-8: no. 7621. Svodnyi Katalog Russkoi Knigi: no. 100.

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