Dana, James D.; The Geological Story Briefly Told. an Introduction to Geology for the General Reader and for Beginners in the Science. 1st edition, New York & Chicago, Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & C0., 1875. Octavo, pp. xii, 263, 245 text woodcuts.
The work is complete and in the original green pebbled cloth with gilt and black vignettes and titles. The binding is tight and very clean, owner’s signature on pastedown. Text is very clean. In very good condition.
The first edition of Dana’s “Geological Story Briefly Told”. The work was written with the lay person in mind with the text illustrations taken from Dana’s “Manual of Geology”.