[Samuel L. Penfield; Crystallography; pamphlets] The Stereographic Projection and its Possibilities, from a Graphical Standpoint, with 34 figs and4 plates

Samuel L. Penfield [Crystallography]
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New Haven, Conn, The Tuttle. Morehouse & Taylor Co.,1901 (etc.)
SKU: 24355

A gift from the author to Margaret Reeks, author of Hints for Crystal Drawing. with a Pref. by John W. Evans with Illus. by the Author. [ii]:54; index. Hf, cf, marbled bds (Lamley & Co. label), signs of wear on spine and corners, initial staining by rest of text in good condition. Bound at the behest of the author with articles written by him, both signed by the recipient, M[argaret] Reeks, a. On the Solution of Prtoblems in Crystallography by means of graphical methods based upon spherical and plane trigonometry (Offprint from The American Journal of Science, front wrap bound in, paginated 249-284) AND On Crystal Drawing, also from The American Journal of Science, paginated 39-75, front wrap bound in, AND On the Drawing of Crystals from Stereographicand Gnomonic Projections, paginated 206-215, also from The American Journal of Science, front wrap bound in. ADDITIONSAL FEATURES: A. Inscribed by author on title, M. Reeks from the Author 1906 in red ink; B. Autograph Note Signed by Penfield to Margaret Reeks, one page, laid down on front free endpaper, saying, I take pleasure in sending you under separate cover a copy of the pamphlet you have asked for, and I have added a few additional ones which I jope may be of interest to you. C. (loose) Autograph Note Signed John W. Evans [see above, he wrote the preface to a book by Margaret Reeks], saying he is returning proof and adding an extensive note on a technical matter; D. A note (in Reeks' hand?) headed Formation of Crystals, 1.5pp., recto of final page of text and back free ep. recto, separate brief note on the verso (technical). A very scarce pamphlet given considerable interest by additional printed and manuscript material. Penfield died in the year he sent this itme to Reeks, See also Biographical Memoir of Penfield by Horace L. Wells.