(Born: Milan, Italy, February 1758; Died: Milan, Italy, 10 April 1835) Italian lawyer & scholar.
Bossi was fluent in Greek, Hebrew, Latin and Italian. Besides the earth sciences, he wrote works on the history of the Catholic church and archaeology. He was a consultant on legal matters to the University of Pavia.
Biographical references: ABI: I 192, 144-157; II 80, 25-26. Dizionario Biografico Italiani: 13, 323-7. Naturalistas Italianos no Brasil [Check at AzU]. Poggendorff: 1, cols. 248-9. WBI.
1. Italian, 1819.
Dizionario | Portatile | Di | Geologia, Litologia E Mineralogia | Del Cavaliere | Luigi Bossi | Socio Di Varie Accademie | Con Otto Tavole In Rame | [tapered rule] | Milano | Presso Gio. Pietro Giegler, librajo, | Corsia de' Servi, num.° 603. | 1819.
12°: [i]-xvi, -428,  p., 8 plates (numbered I-VIII; plate VI hand-colored).
Page size: 175 x 102 mm.
Scarce. Standard dictionary of geology, lithology, and mineralogy, and defining terms used in these studies. References to information sources are provided.
Bibliographical references: Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993: no. 814.