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Theophrastou tou Eresiou peri Ton Lithon biblion. Theophrastus’s history of stones. With an English version, and notes, including the modern history of the gems described by that author; and of many other of the Native Fossils. To which are added, two letters: I. On the colours of the sapphire and turquoise. II. Upon the effects of different menstruums on copper. Both tending to illustrate the Doctrine of the Gems being coloured by Metalline Particles. The second edition; enlarged by the addition of a Greek index of all the Words in Theophrastus. Also observations on the new Swedish acid, and of the Stone from which it is obtained; and with an idea of a natural and artificial method of fossils. By Sir John Hill.
London: Printed for the author, in St. James’s-Street: and sold by L. Davis, in Holborn; Nourse, in the Strand; White, in Fleet-Street; Cater, in Holborn; Bell, in the Strand; Fletcher, at Oxford; Woodyer, at Cambridge; and Bell, at Edinburgh, 1774.