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Title:
Beach Rambles in Search of Seaside Pebbles and Crystals. With Some Observations on the Origin of the Diamond and Other Precious Stones

Author:
Francis, J.G.

Place:
London

Publisher:
Routledge, Warne, & Routledge

Date:
1859

Description:
iv, 186 + [2] ad pp.; errata slip. Illustrated with 9 color lithographed plates including the frontispiece & added title. 6½x5, original blue blindstamped cloth, gilt cover vignette, spine decorated in gilt. First Edition. A "charming, informative book," according to Sinkankas, who calls it scarce. The bright, chromolithographed plates are "not devoid of attractiveness." This copy with a number of penciled underlinings and marginal comments in the text, writing and a laid-on newsclipping to the front endpapers, and the bookplate of John Sinkankas. Sinkankas 2208.

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Condition:
Some rubbing and wear to the covers, spine darkened, recased; good to very good.


 
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117239
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