Principles of Geology or the Modern Changes of the Earth and its inhabitants, 1875
Principles of Geology or the Modern Changes of the Earth and its inhabitants, 1875. 12th edition. John Murray, London, 2 vol. 655 + 652pp. Hardback with embossed green cloth covered boards with original brown leather half bound spine, much faded and scuffed with gilt lettering and illustration. Slight shelf wear and bumping. Binding sound. Text is age toned with occasional foxing. Signature of SCA Holmes, BGS geologist. This edition was unrevised and in preparation at the time of Lyell’s death. There is a brief foreword by his nephew. In good condition.