Siluria. The History of the Oldest Fossiliferous Rocks and their Foundations; with a brief sketch of the Distribution of Gold over the Earth, 1859

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Siluria. The History of the Oldest Fossiliferous Rocks and their Foundations; with a brief sketch of the Distribution of Gold over the Earth, 1859, 3rd edition, John Murray, London. 592pp +36 fossil plates and fold out colour printed Geological Map of the Silurian Rocks and Overlying Formations in Wales and the Adjacent parts of England. Map dated 1858, engraved JW Lowry, 18.25" x 17.5" with section from Wenlock Edge through Snowdon to Menai Strait. Book, 9" x6" with original leather covered boards slightly scuffed with limited darkened areas formerly taped. Recent matching spine retaining original title. Original marbled end papers and fore-edge marbling. Text, plates and map clean, without foxing, in fine condition.