Rare Mineralogy Book: Proceedings Of The Crystallological Society. Parts I. and II. (All Published) 1877-1882.

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Proceedings Of The Crystallological Society. Parts I. and II. (All Published) London: Printed by Taylor & Francis, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street. 1877, 1882. Octavo, 2 parts, pp. 131, 8 plates (partly folding, text illustrated.

The two issues are in the original pale orange title wraps. Bindings are tight, light soiling to covers and minor edge wear. The text is unread, never trimmed and both text and plates are in near fine condition. Small stamp of Royal Society of Edinburgh on covers and first page. A Very Rare Journal.

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The Crystallographical Society was the forerunner of the more famous Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland. The two societies joined together on 11 December 1883. Its purpose was to promote and encourage the study of the sciences of crystallography and mineralogy. These two Proceedings were the only publication issued by the Crystallographical Society.?The two issues contain 22 papers by members. The papers are by W. J. Lewis, N. S. Markelyne, Victor von Lang, L. Fletcher, W. Flight, W. G. Lettson, W. H. Miller, A. Des Cloizeaux, W. C. Brooger, F. Field, M. E. Bertrand and J. S. Smith.