Elements of Geology.London: John Murray, 1838 Stock Code: 117955
NotesFirst edition of the companion volume to Lyell's pioneering work, Principles of Geology (1830-1833). "Originally intended as a supplement to the Principles, this formed an independent practical guide to the science of geology" (Summerhayes, p. 12).
Octavo (185 x 104 mm). Near-contemporary half calf, rebacked, green morocco label to spine lettered in gilt, marbled sides, edges sprinkled red.
Ownership signature to front pastedown. Tips and board edges worn, boards lightly scuffed, internally clean. A very good copy.
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