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Title:
Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry How Far the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface are Referable to Causes Now in Operation

Author:
Lyell, Charles

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
James Kay, Jun. & Brother

Date:
1837

Description:
2 vols. [v]-xvi, [17]-546; [v]-viii, [9]-553 + [2] ad pp. Illus. with 16 engraved plates & maps, incl. frontis. in Vol. I, 6 of them folding, 3 hand-colored; woodcuts in the text. 9x5½, original sheep, morocco spine labels. First American Edition. First American edition of Lyell's seminal and oft-reprinted work, taken from the fifth London edition. With the bookplate of John Sinkankas.

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Condition:
Scuffing and wear to the covers, portions of spine strips lacking at the ends, joints cracked; foxing to the contents, overall very good.


 
Item number:
122448
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