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Mineralogy Rozin, Frédéric-André Essai sur l'Histoire naturelle de l'arrondissement de Sarrebourg, département de la Meurthe Première Partie Minéralogie. Preceded by the Exposé de l'Exposé de la Méthoe d'après les Principes de Lavoisier, avec une Nomenclature Francaise, fondée sur l'analyse chimique. Suit: La déscription des Espèces minérales, que l'auteur a rassemblées dans cet arron-dissement avec l'indication des Localités. French handwriting on paper. With 4 (1 folded.) brown-engraved ink pen drawings (1 signed J.-B. Lauthe, 2 monogrammed J.L.). Sarrebourg, 20 May 1828, ca. 104 beschr. Bll. 8°. Red Maroquin currently on 5 frets, with yellow colour cut, gilt RShild, RVerg., gilt DFileten, borders, standing and inner edge verges (rubbed and stained). With marble. Resolutions (these somewhat glue-shaded), silk shirt, front fl. fly-leaf and front title sheet somewhat foxed, otherwise inside only isolated slight stains, altogether well preserved, clean, well legible handwriting. French illustrated manuscript on paper with 4 (1 fold.) original landscape drawings, pen and brush, brown and black ink (1 signed J.-B. Lauthe, 2 monogrammed J.L. within image, all of them with manuscript captions). - Unnumbered pages written in a good and legible hand in black ink, with dedication to the comte d'Allonville, Conseiller d'état, Préfet du Département de la Meurthe. - Contemp. red morocco on five raised bands, with yellow edges, gilt-stamped green morocco label "Minéralogie" to spine, spine gilt, gilt-stamped fillets, floral bordures, leading edges and outer dentelles (somewhat rubbed and stained). - With multiple coloured shell marbled paste-downs and flyleaves (some binder's glue). With a green silk ribbon. (215 x 134 mm). - Cf. Beaujean, J. André Rozin, botanist "liégeois"... In: Revue de botanique, no 187, 2009, p. 14-30. Cf. Schuh, Bibliography of Mineralogy for Rozin's only published book on mineralogy: Es

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