Rare Mineralogy Book: Scacchi, Arcangelo; Della Polisimmetria dea Cristalli. 1863.

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Scacchi, Arcangelo; Della Polisimmetria dea Cristalli. & Geminazione ed Ingrandimento dei Cristalli. Accademia della Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche, Napoli, Stamperia del Fibreno, 1863. Small folio, pp. 4, 120, 4 plates & pp. 26, 2 indices.

The work is complete and in a modern cloth binding with gilt titles. Binding is tight and clean, text is clean with very minor foxing to half title. Half title cut off at lower third, inscribed to Agassiz by the author on upper part, private ownership embossed seal on lower part of title page. Small burn pinhole on upper corner of half title and title. In very good condition.


Scacchi 1810-1893 was an Italian mineralogist and crystallographer. He was Professor of Mineralogy at the University of Naples, Curator of the Royal Mineralogical Museum and a member of the Academy of Sciences in Naples.