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Matthew Forster Heddle.


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Biography of Orkney born Matthew Forster Heddle, Scotland`s greatest mineralogist.

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By Hamish H. Johnston.

This book, written by Heddle`s great-great-grandson, presents both his personal and professional life. 

He worked as a doctor in Edinburgh and then as Professor of Chemistry at St Andrews University.

His real passion was mineralogy and his book The Mineralogy of Scotland (1901) is still regarded as the bible of Scottish mineralogy.

p/b 270pp.


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