Woodward, Samuel; An Outline of the Geology of Norfolk. Norwich, John Stacy, London, Longman and Co., 1833. Octavo, pp. 4, 54, 6, folded hand colored geological map and folded hand-colored plate of profiles and 6 plates of fossils.
The work is complete and in a contemporary brown cloth and tan paper boards. The binding is tight with a later repair to the spine edge. Early owner’s book plate on pastedown and penned name on end sheet. Minor toning to page edges. In very good condition.
Woodward (1821-1865) was a English geologist and malacologist. He is best known for his studies on geology and fossil invertebrates and his “Manual of the Mollusca which was first published between 1853 and 1856. In 1833, Woodward published his his geological map of Norfolk in 1833 in his scarce illustrated study of the geology of Norfolk. The second half of the work is devoted to tables detailing the organic remains of the county, and he provides details on alluvial deposits, diluvial beds, and chalk strata.