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Johann Heinrich Kopp
KOPP, Johann Heinrich.

KOPP, Johann Heinrich.
(1777 - 1858)

(Born: Hanau, Germany, 17 September 1777; Died: Hanau, Germany, 28 November 1858) German physician & chemist.

Kopp held an advanced degree in chemistry and was appointed professor extraordinary in 1843 and professor ordinary in 1853 in physics and chemistry at the University of Giessen.

Biographical references: ADB. DBA: I 693, 210-223; II 744, 128-132. Hamberger & Meusel, Gelehrte Teutschland, 1796-1834. Hirsch, Biographisches Lexikon, 1884-8. Lambrecht & Quenstedt, Catalogus, 1938: 242. Poggendorff: 1, cols. 1303-4. Schaedler, Biographisch Handwörterbuch, 1891: 61-2. WBI.

1. German, 1805.
Grundriss der chemischen Analyse mineralischer Körper von Johann Heinrich Kopp. Frankfurt am Main, In der Joh. Chr. Herrmannschen Buchhandlung, 1805

8°: [4], 100 p., 3 folding tables. A sketch on the chemical analysis of mineral bodies. Very rare.

Bibliographical references: BL [1035.b.33.(2.)]. Bolton, Henry Carrington. "Ancient methods of filtration," Popular Science Monthly, 1880, 8 p: p. 587. LKG: XI 28. NUC [no copy listed]. Szabadváry, History of Analytical Chemistry, 1966: p. 152.

2. German, 1810.
Mineralogische | Synonymik, | oder | alphabetische Uebersicht und Erklärung der | deutschen, französischen, englischen, italiä- | nischen und ungarischen oryktognostisch- | orologischen Nomenklatur. | [tapered rule] | Von | Johann Heinrich Kopp, | [… 10 lines of titles and memberships…] | * | [tapered rule] | Frankfurt am Main, 1810. | Bei Johann Christian Hermann.

8°: π4 A-K8 L4 M4; 88l.; [i]-vii, [1], [1]-168 p. Page size: 220 x 130 mm.

Contents: [i-ii], Title page, verso blank.; [iii], Dedication to Carl Caesar Leonhard.; [iv], Blank.; [v]-vii, Preface, not titled, signed J.H. Kopp August 1809.; [1 pg], Blank.; [1]-152, Text.; 153-168, "Anhang. | Versteinerungen."; Page 168, "Gedruckt bei G. Kittsteiner in Hanau."

Very scarce. In this synopsis of mineralogical nomenclature, Kopp has brought together species names from the German, French, English, Italian and Hungarian languages and placed them in a single alphabetical list.

Bibliographical references: BL [726.f.24.]. LKG: VII 9.

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