Conybeare, WD and Phillips, Wm. 1822. Outlines of the Geology of England and Wales

Conybeare and Phillips

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Conybeare, WD and Phillips, Wm. 1822. Outlines of the Geology of England and Wales with and Introductory Compendium of the General Principles of that Science and Comparative Views of the Structure of Foreign Countries. Publ. Wm Phillips, London. Part 1 (but no further parts published). Hardback with original brown morocco half-binding and gilt lettering to spine, and marbled paper-covered boards. Worn but intact hinges, with spine chipped at top, but otherwise light shelf-wear. Text age-toned but clean, untrimmed. Folding out hand-coloured map and very long sections as frontispiece and at end of text, respectively. Map has manuscript colour pencil arcs and lines without explanation, otherwise, slightly soiled and in good condition. Fold-out table of fossils at end of preface. Annexed plate of geological and mineralogical tools and apparatus is absent. Bookplate of John Davies Enys on inside front cover and later library stamp on front free end-paper. In good condition.