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Title:
An Introduction to Geology: Intended to Convey a Practical Knowledge of the Science, and Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries; With Explanations of the Facts and Phenomena Which Serve to Confirm or Invalidate Various Geological Theories

Author:
Bakewell, Robert

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longman, Rees, et al.

Date:
1833

Description:
16 ad, xxxvi, 589, [1] pp. Illustrated with 8 copper-engraved plates, 5 of them folding, 2 hand-colored; lithographed frontispiece; woodcut title-page vignette; woodcuts in the text. 8¾x5½, modern half calf & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, new endpapers; bound by John Sinkankas, stamped with his initials. Fourth Edition. Much enlarged from the previous editions. The frontispiece is of Niagara Falls and the adjoining escarpment. An attractively bound copy by John Sinkankas, with his bookplate to front pastedown.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Marginal staining to the frontispiece and one of the plates, light foxing to some of the plates, a few instances of offsetting to the text, else very good or better in fine modern binding.


 
Item number:
122457
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