Fitton, William Henry; A Geological Sketch of the Vicinity of Hastings. London, Longman, Bees, Orem, Brown, Green, and Longman; and G. Wool, Hastings. 1833. Octavo, pp. viii, 94, folded plate of hand colored sections, numerous text illustrations. Bound at rear. An Historical and Descriptive Account of Brigham Rocks in the West Riding of Yorkshire intended as a Guide to Visitors. Ripon, 1838. Pp. 24, frontispiece, 2 figures.
Bound as set in contemporary half calf and marbled boards with gilt spine titles. Armorial book plate of Lord Farnham (1799-1868) on paste down. Text, and plates very clean. In very good condition.
Fitton’s work on the geology of Hastings was also published as a guidebook. This is the rare guidebook printing with a folded plate of profiles at the rare. The guide on Brigham Rocks is the original edition of the guidebook.