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lying stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer

Johann Bartholomäus Adam Beringer

lying stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer

being his Lithographiæ Wirceburgensis.

by Johann Bartholomäus Adam Beringer

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLithographiæ Wirceburgensis.
    StatementTranslated and annotated by Melvin E. Jahn and Daniel J. Woolf.
    ContributionsHueber, Georg Ludwig., Jahn, Melvin E., ed. and tr., Woolf, Daniel J., ed. and tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE714.3 .B413
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5878231M
    LC Control Number63008585

    Fake fossils by the hundred: the story of Johann Beringer’s ‘lying-stones’ The sorry tale of Johann Beringer has been part of the folklore of palaeontology for almost years. In , Beringer published a book illustrating some extraordinary ‘fossils’ reputedly found in the rocks close to Würzburg in southern Germany. The victim was a certain Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer (–), a professor at the University of Wurzburg. The perpetrators: Beringer’s very .

    Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The lying stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer, being his Lithographiæ Wirceburgensis in SearchWorks catalog. Jahn, Melvin E. and Woolf, Daniel J. The Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer Being His Lithographiae Wirceburgensis. Berkeley and Los Angeles: The University of California Press, This book is about Beringer's explanation of his fossils. It includes a reprint of his book that presumptively ruined him and his reputation.

    One tale has Beringer dismayed and dying a pauper, but another has him recovering enough to continue teaching at the university. His gift to posterity was a collection of stones that most people today would look upon with amusement. Stephen J Gould, The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History. Harmony Books. The Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer Being His Lithographiae Wirceburgensis: Books - ews: 2.


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Corners and spine ends slightly bumped. Light sunning to spine of dj. Interior front flap of dj is price-clipped. Otherwise book is crisp and clean. The present volume present's Beringer's text in a translation that preserves much of the original Latin's quaintness.

The Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer, Being His Lithographiae Wirceburgensis. Translated and annotated by Melvin E. Jahn and Daniel J. Wolff. University of California Press, Author: L. Pearce Williams.

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These proceedings were discovered in the Würzburg State Archives in by Dr. Heinrich Kirchner, and have been translated in their entirety for the present volume. As Melvin E. Jahn and Daniel J. Woolf describe in their work The Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer, the period in which the Lithographia was published was a time of seismic changes in how fossils and their origins were understood.

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Johann Barthol omäus Adam Beringer (), personal physician of the bishop and superintendant of the renowned Julius-infirmary of the city of Würzburg, was approached by three youngsters, who offered h im some str ange stones, which they have found, to buy.

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