Gunn, John, Woodward, H. B., et.al.; Proceedings of the Norwich Geological Society, Vol. 1. Norwich, 1878-1884. Large octavo, pp. iv, 3, 297, 3, 54.
Volume 1 of the Norwich Geological Society is complete with an additional 57 pages of paleontology offprints bound at rear with most being signed presentation copies. The binding is half calf over marbled boards with gilt spine titles. The binding is tight and very clean. Armorial book plate of Henry Wemyss Feilden (1838-1921) on paste down. Fielder was a British naturalist and Arctic explorer. He served as naturalist to the British Arctic Expedition between 1875-1876. Light foxing to first pages, else in very good condition.
The Geological Society of Norfolk was founded to promote the study and understanding of the geology and paleontology of the East Anglia region of England. The Geological Society was founded by John Gunn and Horace B. Woodward. Papers include announcements of new vertebrate and invertebrate fossil discoveries, and new geological studies. The off prints include papers by John Gunn, Newton on vertebrate fossils from the Forest Beds in the east of England.