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 and spine with gilt lettering and illustration. Vol. 1 cover complete but detached and hinges half split. Vol. 2, intact but hinges weak and endpapers split. Text is age toned but clean. Bookplate of Robert Frost – probably not the poet. This edition was unrevised and in preparation at the time of Lyell’s death. There is a brief foreword by his nephew. Vol 1 in poor to fair condition; vol 2 in fair to good condition.