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Silvestro Marcellini
MARCELLINI, Silvestro.

MARCELLINI, Silvestro.

1. Italian, 1801.
Trattato Compendioso Orittologico. Di Silvestro Marcellini ... Camerino, Delli Torchi Goriani, 1801.

8°: [1]-278, [2 errata] p., one plate (chemical symbols).

Rare. Marcellini describes the mineralogical world with considerable attention to the chemical composition of the species. According to the preface, the author's interest in the subject began in 1785 with the opening of a new pyrite mine near Fabriano that produced a great variety of minerals. He built a fine collection of these specimens and other geological and paleontological samples from localities scattered across Italy and Europe that formed the basis of his Trattato.

Bibliographical references: Bibliographie Géologique l'Italie, 1881 [no copy listed]. BL [970.g.5.]. Freiesleben, Uebersicht der Litteratur, 1822 [no copy listed]. NUC. Roller & Goodman, Catalogue, 1976: 2, 159. Ward & Carozzi, Geology Emerging, 1984: no. 1496.

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