The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University, 1837-1892 (Complete Three Volume Set)

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The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University, 1837-1892 (Complete Three Volume Set)
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Place Published: New York
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Date Published:
Edition: Seventh Edition
Binding: Cloth Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 071350


Three-volume set in blue cloth. Pages crisp and clean except for a prior owner's ink stamp at the title pages of Volumes I and II and the half-title page of Vol. II along with a few tiny corner folds in the first two volumes; all bindings are square and secure, the full blue cloth covers showing mild softening and shelf rubbing at the spine heel of Volume I, both spine ends of Volume II along with a line of surface rubbing at the right edge of the spine, and the heel of Volume III, with lighter rubbing at the corners of each volume. Diagrams and b/w photo illustrations throughout plus fold-out chart of x-ray powder diffractometry of quartz in Volume III. xi, 834pp; xi, 1124pp; xii, 334pp. 'Entirely Rewritten and Greatly Enlarged' Seventh Edition includes Volume I "Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides", 1944; II "Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc.", 1951; III "Silica Minerals", 1962.

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