Rhind, William; Excursions Illustrative of the Geology and Natural History of the Environs of Edinburgh. Second edition, greatly enlarged. John Anderson, Edinburgh, Simpkin Marshall & Co. London, 1836. Octavo, pp. vi, 146, 4 (ads), hand colored frontispiece, 1 plate, 26 figures.
The work is complete and in the original linen backed boards with gilt titles. The binding is tight and clean with light scuffing. The text is bright and clean. In very good condition.
Rhind (1797-1874) was a Scottish geologist and physician. His writings argued for a scriptural interpretation of Earth’s history and geology. His work on Edinburgh was first published in 1833.