Lyell, Sir Charles; A Manual of Elementary Geology: or the Ancient Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants, as Illustrated by Geological Monuments. Reprinted from the 6th edition, New York, Appleton & Co., 1858. Octavo, pp. xvi, 685, frontispiece, 717 illustrations plus additional 7 in supplement, 2 pages ads.
The work is complete and in the original brown pebbled cloth with gilt titles which are faded and decorative stamped boards and spine. Owner’s private book plate on paste down The binding is tight and clean, text is clean with light age toning and minor damp stain in upper gutter of rear end sheet. In very good condition.
A later printing of Lyell’s classic manual on geology.