Erste französische Ausgabe. – Partington III, 662, Anm. 3. Cole 716. – Vgl. Poggendorff I, 1263 (Originalausg. 1784). – "Kirwan’s book was the first systematic treatise on mineralogy written in English. The aim was to give the character of the species rather than of the individual minerals. Mineralogy was to be considered a branch of chemistry" (Cole). – Wenig fleckig, leicht gebräunt.