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Georg Andreas Helwing
HELWING, Georg Andreas.

HELWING, Georg Andreas.
(1666 - 1748)

(Born: Angerburg, Germany, 14 December 1666; Died: Angerburg, Germany, 3 January 1748) German theologian.

Helwing (or Helwig) was in his youth a docent at the University of Jena, before becoming the first priest of Angerburg in East-Prussia.

Biographical references: DBA: I 509, 387-391; II 557, 400. J÷cher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Lambrecht & Quenstedt, Catalogus, 1938: 197. Poggendorff: 1, col. 1062. WBI.

1. Latin, 1717-20.
[In red:] M. Georgii AndreŠ Helwings/ | [in black:] [...2 lines of titles and memberships...] | [in red:] Lithographia | Angerbur- | gica, | [in black:] sive | Lapidum Et Fossi- | lium, | [in red:] In Districtu Angerburgensi et ejus vicinia, ad trium vel | quatuor milliarum spatium, | [in black:] In Montibus, Agris, Arenofodinis & in primis circa | lacuum littora & fluviorum ripas, | collectorum | brevis & succincta Consideratio | [in red:] Additis rariorum aliquot figuris Šri incisis, | [in black:] cum PrŠfatione Autoris & Indicibus necessariis. | Veniet tempus, qu˘ ista, quŠ nunc latent, in lucem dies extrahet, | & logioris Švi diligentia, Seneca. | [rule] | Regiomonti, Literis Johannis Stelteri, MDCCXVII.

[Title page of part 2 reads:]

[In red:] M. Georgii AndreŠ Helwings, | [...in black, 2 lines of titles and memberships...] | [in red:] LithographiŠ | AngerburgicŠ | [in black:] Pars II. | In Qva | De | [in red:] Lapidibvs Figvratis | [in black:] Ad Triplex Regnvm Minerale, Vegetabile | Et Animale Redactis, | Aliisqve | [in red:] Fossilibus | [in black:] In Districtv Angerbvrgensi Ejvsqve | Vicinia Noviter Detectis, | Et In Specie | De | [in red:] Origine Lapidvm Literas Exprimentivm, | [in black:] Occasione Lapidis Cvjvsdam Resaviensis, | literas latinas L.V.R. reprŠsentantis, | Svccincte Disseritvr; | [in red:] Additis Iconibvs Rariorvm. | [in black:] Multa ferunt anni venientes commoda secm. Horat. | [rule] | LipsiŠ, | Literis Immanuelis Titii. 1720.

2 parts. [Part 1: 1717] 4░: [14], 96, [14] p., 11 folding plates, frontispiece view of Angerburg. Title in red and black. [Part 2: 1720] 4░: 6 plates. Very rare.

Bibliographical references: Acta Eruditorium: pp. 505-07 & (1718): pp. 322-25. Beekman, Systematische Mineralogie, 1906: 30. BL [431.a.22.(1.)]. Fischer, Mineralogie in Sachsen, 1939: 94, 101 & 235. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 1, 24. Hoover Collection: no. 398 [part one only]. Lambrecht & Quenstedt, Catalogus, 1938: p. 197. LKG: XIV 738 & XVI 96.

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