Report on the Geology of Cornwall

De la Beche, H

  • £225.00


Report on the Geology of Cornwall,Devon and West Somerset. 1839. 1st edition, Longman et al, London for HMSO. 648pp + original 10 fold-out plates of sections and mine plans, one hand- coloured and map of region. Numerous wood cuts. On front end paper 'John Taylor from the author in manuscript'. Early brown cloth library rebinding with original embossed cloth covers as veneer; remnant of spine with most of title retained separately - see photo. Corners bumped. Light browning to pages otherwise clean an. Cover in fair to good condition.