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LYELL, Charles.

Elements of Geology.

Availability: In stock

Published: London John Murray, 1838

Stock Code: 117955

£500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First 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).

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Description

Octavo (185 x 104 mm). Near-contemporary half calf, rebacked, green morocco label to spine lettered in gilt, marbled sides, edges sprinkled red.

Condition

Ownership signature to front pastedown. Tips and board edges worn, boards lightly scuffed, internally clean. A very good copy.

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