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Geological Books - France

No.
2
Author
Lyell, Charles
Description
Manuel de Géologie Élémentaire, ou Changements Anciens de la Terre et de ses Habitants, tells qu’ils sont Répresentés par les Monuments Géologiques, 2 volumes, 1856-57, 5th edition, translated by M.Hugard.492 + 520 pp. In vol 2+ 60 pp. supplement translated from the 2nd edition. Hardback, green marble paper covered boards with green leather half binding. Gilt lettering to spine. Spine scuffed, corners bumped, considerable shelf-wear. Binding sound. Text clean apart from slight foxing to endpapers and adjacent pages. In good condition
Price
£70
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No.
1
Author
Launay L de
Description
Geologie de la France, 1921, 500pp. Dark blue leatherette Library cover in very good condition. Occasional small library stamps in page margins and neat old repairs with archival tape to occasional tears in light weight pages, otherwise in good condition with numerous photo plates and small inset diagrams and sections. Only 3 of 8 colour printed maps are present; these are complete but in poor condition with creases, archival tape repairs and tears along worn folds in light weight paper.
Price
£10
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No.
3
Author
Cuvier, Georges & Brongniart, Alexandre
Description
Essai sur la Geographie Mineralogique des Environs de Paris, avec une Carte Geognostique, et des Coupes de Terrain, Baudoin, Paris, 1811. 1st edition, 278pp. 10"x8", patterned paper covered boards with leather label on spine. Slight shelf wear to board edges and corners bumped. Minor foxing to text. In clean, good to very good condition. In custom half morocco solander case in very good condition.
3 folding plates at back: pl.1 Sections, 17.5"x30.5", scales 1:2,000 Vertical and 1:66,000 Horizontal. hand coloured; pl.2 Typical fossils; pl.3 Carte Geognostique des Environs de Paris, date on map 1810, 26"x 29.75, scale 1:66,000, hand coloured. All plates folded cartridge paper, with folds reinforced at back with transparent archival tape, clean, bright and in very good condition
Price
£1500
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