Lot 159 of 522:
Lyell's Second Visit to the United States 1849  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Second Visit to the United States of North America
Author:
Lyell, Charles
Place:
London
Publisher:
John Murray
Date:
1849
Description:

2 volumes. xii, 368; xii, 385 pp. (8vo) original brown cloth stamped in blind, gilt spines, publisher's ads on endpapers. First Edition. 

"Lyell's description of the coastal islands of the southeastern coast, erosion, topography, and fossils in Georgia and Alabama are an important contribution..., while his detailed observations of the Mississippi Valley from the delta to the mouth of the Ohio River equal or excel the accounts of other travelers..." -- Clark. Howes L 574; Sabin 42763; Clark III, 352

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear to cloth; hinges starting; very good.
 
Item number:
303343
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