Greenough, G B. 1819. A Critical Examination of the First Principles of Geology; in a series of Essays.

Greenough

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Greenough, G B. 1819. A Critical Examination of the First Principles of Geology; in a series of Essays. Publ. Longman, London. 336pp. Hardback, 22 x 13.5 cm), original calf binding with gilt lettering and tooling. Considerable shelf wear, title rubbed and nearly illegible. Binding is sound. Marbled endpapers, front free endpaper nearly detached. Library stamp to title. Text clean with slight foxing of the first and last five or six pages. Very occasional pencil annotations and lines in margins. In good condition. Greenough was the founding member of the Geological Society, and president at the time of writing. As well, his Geological Map of England and Wales, was officially published in 1819, although not released until the following year.