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$300 - $500

Title:
Descripcion Geologica-Minera de las Provincias de Murcia y Albacete

Author:
De Botella y De Hornos, D. Federico

Place:
Madrid

Publisher:
Colegio Nacional de Sordo-Mudos Y de Ciegos

Date:
1868

Description:
xxiv, [2], 186 pp. Illustrated with 22 plates and maps, 20 of which are engraved in copper or steel (6 of them hand-colored), and 2 of which are color lithographed. 17¾x12¼, period quarter calf & cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-title. Well-printed and illustrated volume presenting the geology and minerals of Murcia and Albacete provinces in eastern Spain. Includes a color lithographed geological map as the frontispiece, several detail maps, engraving of mining equipment and processes, elevations, etc. Quite scarce.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing to the spine, offset to endpapers, front hinge cracked, a few tissue guards with repairs, 1 large folding map torn at center, bookplate, else very good, internally clean and fine.


 
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113628
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