Hitchcock, Edward; Illustrations of Surface Geology. 1856

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Hitchcock, Edward; Illustrations of Surface Geology. Extract, Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge, Washington DC, 1856. Large quarto, pp. v, 151, 12 plates (some folded, colored geological maps).

The work is complete and in modern archival title wraps with title label on cover. Binding is clean, text is clean with light toning, plates with light toning at margins of pages. In very good condition.

 Hitchcock divides his work into three major sections: 1. The surface geology of the Connecticut Valley in New England. 2. The erosions of the Earth’s surface, especially by rivers. 3. Traces of ancient glaciers in Massachusetts and Vermont.

 

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