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Ignacy Jakowicki
JAKOWICKI, Ignacy.

JAKOWICKI, Ignacy.
(1797 - 1847)

(Born: 1797; Died: 1847) Polish mineralogist & geologist.

Jakowicki was a professor of mineralogy at the University of Wilno.

Biographical references: Orgelbranda, Encyklopedia Powszechna, 1898-1912: 7, 385. PBA: Polskie Archiwum Biograficzne: 168, 323-331. Polski Slownik Biograficzny: 10, 335-6 [by Z. Kosiek]. WBI.

1. Polish, 1825 [First edition].
Krˇtki wykład Oryktognozyi i Geognozyi podług ostatniego układu Wernera. Wilno, 1825.

2░: 2, 110 p., one table.

Rare. A description of mineralogy intended for the private student or amateur. It is based on the theories of Werner, but contains at in one section an essay on precious stones taken from Beudant.

Bibliographical references: Fleszarowa, Bibliografia Geologiczna Polski, 1966: no. 1233. Morozewicz, Podrecznik Mineralogii, 1900: Tschermak-Becke, Podręcznik mineralogii. (Warszawa, 1900), p. xx. NUC [no copy listed].

Wykład Oryktognozyi, 1827

2. Polish, 1827 [2nd edition].
Wykład | Oryktognozyi I Początkˇw | Geognozyi. | Prezz | Ignacego | Jakowickiego. | [...2 lines of titles and memberships...] | Wydanie Drugie | Poprawione I Znacznie Powiększone. | [rule] | z tablicą na miedzi rzniętą. [rule] | [ornate rule] | Wilno | w Drukarni Manesa i Zymela, na ulicy ZamkowÚy | pod N. 185. | [rule] | 1827.

8░: [6], [1]-396, [6] p., one plate (crystal drawings and apparatus).

Contents: [2 pgs], Title page, verso printer's authorization.; [1 pg], Dedication.; [1 pg], Blank.; [2 pgs], "Przemowa" (=preface).; [1]-389, Text.; 390-396, "Dodatek | okształtach I Cenie Drogicki | Kamieni (=discussion of Beudant's classification of 1824).; [5 pgs], "Spis alfabetyczny ..." (=index).; [1 pg], "Omyłki."; [At end], One plate.

Rare. Oryctognosy is treated on pages 1-368, and geology on pages 369-396. The minerals are listed alphabetically, and mention is made of the various instruments.

Bibliographical references: Fleszarowa, Bibliografia Geologiczna Polski, 1966: no. 1235. Internet search. NUC [no copy listed].

3. Polish, 1827.
Mineralogia zastosowana do sztuk, rzemiosł, fabryk i rolnictwa. Wilno, N. GlŘcksberg, 1827.

8░: vii, [1], 107 p., one table.

Rare. Definitions of mineralogy, including a list of known species.

Bibliographical references: Fleszarowa, Bibliografia Geologiczna Polski, 1966: no. 1234. NUC [no copy listed].

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