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Quintino Sella


Italian mineralogist, crystallographer, and statesman. Professor of geometry (later of mathematics), Instituto Tecnico di Torino (later University of Turin), 1852. An active member of the Accademia dei Lincei; a founding member of the Italian geological society and of the Alpine Club. Entered politics in 1860. Italian minister of finance, 1862, 1865, and 1869–73.



Sarjeant 1980–96


EI: Enciclopedia Italiana di scienze, lettere ed arti. 36 vols., and 6 appendixes in 21 vols. Rome: Giovanni Treccani. 1929–2001.

Sarjeant, William A. S. 1980–96. Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography. 10 vols. including supplements. London: Macmillan. Malabar, Fla.: Robert E. Krieger Publishing.