The Yorkshire Lias, 1876. John Van Voorst, London
The Yorkshire Lias, 1876. John Van Voorst, London, 475 +xii pp. A comprehensive treatment of the Yorkshire Lias in two sections – Geology and Palaeontology. The Geology is illustrated by in-text line drawings and four colour plates, two of which fold out. One fold-out colour plate is missing and a modern colour copy has been inserted. 19 plates of fossils following the text illustrate the Palaeontology section. Two fold-out plates of plan and section of Robin Hood’s Bay are missing. Original brown fine cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine. Very worn and bumped with tears to top and base of spine and along the front hinge. Rear end-paper torn whole length of rear hinge. Nevertheless, the hinges remain sturdy. Signature of 1904 owner and earlier bookdealers’ pencilled notes to front end paper. In fair to good condition.