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Heinrich Evers
EVERS, Heinrich.

EVERS, Heinrich.
(      - c1768)

(Born:      ; Died: Hamburg, Germany, c1768) German merchant.

Evers was a trader in Hamburg. He accumulated what was called a `handsome' natural history collection including minerals.

1. German, 1768 [Sale catalog].
Verzeichniß einer sehr ansehnlichen Sammlung von Naturalien aus allen Reichen der Natur, welche nach dem seligen Ableben ihres ehemaligen Besitzers Herrn Heinrich Evers ... entweder unzertrennt oder durch eine öffentliche Auction am 7ten März und folgende Tage 1768 öffentlich an die Meistbietenden verkauft werden sollen ... Wöniger. Hamburg, gedruckt bey Johann Lucas Conrad König, 1767.

8°: xii, 128 p., frontispiece (portrait).

Rare. Auction sale catalog of Evers' comprehensive natural history collections, including a substantial quantity of mineralogical specimens. The sale began on March 7th, 1768 and continued on the following days until all lots were sold. The compiler of the catalog was Wöniger.

Bibliographical references: Cobres, Deliciæ Cobresianæ, 1782. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 1, 264. Wilson, History of Mineral Collecting, 1994: 169 & 211.

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