Dana, James D.; Manual of Geology Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special Reference to American Geological History. Revised from 1st edition. Philadelphia, Theodore Bliss & Co, 1866. Octavo, pp. xvi, 800, folded map at rear, frontispiece, 986 text figures.
The work is complete and in the original plum colored cloth with bevelled edges, ruled boards and gilt spine titles. The binding is tight and clean, spine has faded, scuffing to boards, text is very clean, owner’s small book plate on paste down. In very good condition.
The first edition’s revised printing of Dana’s classic student’s geology text book.