Authorvon Kurr, JG/ minerals
DescriptionDas Mineralreich in Bildern (The Mineral Kingdom in Pictures), 1869, 2nd edition (1st ed’n 1857) large format 32.5 x 22cm, 63 text pages + index and 22pp of hand coloured
AuthorSeiger, Robert/ the Alps
Die Alpen, publ. Leipzig, 1900. Small format, 15.5 x 11cm, green printed cloth covered boards, binding tight and sound. 170 pp with 12 small wood cuts + 7 photos of Alpine
AuthorStuder, B./ Southwest Switzerland
Geologie der Westlichen Schweizer-Alpen; mit einem geologischen Atlas, 1834, (Geology of the western Swiss Alps, with a geological atlas) by B.Studer, publ. Karl Groos,
Anleitung zu Geologischen Aufnauman, 1906, Franz Deuticke, Vienna. Translation of Geikie’s Classbook of Geology; Illustrated with Woodcuts (1886)by Karl Terzaghi. 146pp. Terzaghi (1883-1963) became an eminent engineer of dams, and is arguably the father of soil mechanics. PB, sound binding, untrimmed, clean. In good to very good condition.
Bergbaue Steiermarks, 1923 (Mines of Styria), F Deuticke, Vienna. Pp. 124 + 7 foldout maps of which 6 are colour printed. Trimmed and rebound in plain card covers. The last gathering with two tipped in maps is loose. Pencil notes on last page and attractive bookplate of previous owner. Text clean. All maps geological, at 1:25,000 scale and contoured. One map torn on fold and neatly repaired, o/w all maps in very good condition. Book in fair to good condition. See also Europe/Austria for more map information.