Scrope, G. Poulett, (1858). The Geology and Extinct Volcanoes of Central France. London: John Murray. 258pp. Second edition.

John Murray

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Scrope, G. Poulett, (1858). The Geology and Extinct Volcanoes of Central France. London: John Murray. 258pp. Second edition. HB, presentation copy, maroon leather-covered embossed boards with gilt lettering to spine and cover and gilded foredges. Plain endpapers with award bookplate. Negligible shelf wear to cover, binding is sound. Text clean, unmarked. 16 lithographed plates including six foldout panoramas, endpapers foxed and very occasionally to fold out plates. Two folding colour printed maps in rear pocket incorporated on back cover. 1) ‘Geological Map of the Chaine Des Puys near Clermont, Puy de Dome’, 53 x 44cm 1:100,000, 2) ‘Map of the Volcanic District of Central France’, 44 x 46cm, 1:500,000. Both clean, bright with short tears on folds where they intersect. In very good to fine condition.