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Samuel Krikende
KRIKENDE, Samuel.

KRIKENDE, Samuel.
(1736 - 1797)

(Born: 1736; Died: 1797) German priest.

Biographical references: Baur, Allgemeines historisches Handwörterbuch, 1803. DBA: I 710, 76-84. Hamberger & Meusel, Gelehrte Teutschland, 1796-1834. Jöcher, Gelehrten-Lexikon, 1750-51. Meusel, Verstorbenen Teutschen Schrifsteller, 1802-16. WBI.

Regnum Minerals, 1765

1. Latin, 1765.
Regnum Minerale | Ex Systemate | Celeberr. Goettingens. Profess. | Vogellii. | [double rule] | [...41 lines of text...] | [double rule] | Berlin, gedruckt und zu finden bey Friedrich Wilhelm Birnstiel. 1765.

2°: A-K2 χ4; 24l.; no pagination. Text printed on the recto side of paper only. Page size: 340 x 210 mm. uncut.

Contents: A1r, Title page.; A1v, Blank.; A2r-K2r, Text.; K2v, Blank.; χ1r-χ4v, Columns of numbers.

Extremely rare. In a work meant to be useful to mineral collectors, Krikende classifies the minerals and fossils according to Vogel's system as outlined in Practisches Mineralsystem (Leipzig, 1762). The species are arranged into classes and their subdivisions, and are printed in rows on one side of every page, so that they could be cut apart and affixed to the specimens. At the end are 4 leaves of numbers (1-1992) that could also be cut apart and afixed to specimens.

Bibliographical references: Allgemeine Deutsche Bibliothek: 10, pt. 1, 270. Berlinische Sammlungen: 3, 551. Erlanger gelehrte Beyträge: 1766, 470. Gatterer, Mineralogischen Literatur, 1798-9: 1, 51. Leipziger gelehrte Zeitung: 1766, 78. LKG: XII 60b.

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