Buckland, William, 1836. Anonymous review of Geology and Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. In Edinburgh Review, 1837, v 131, pp 1-39.

Buckland, Wm

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Buckland, William, 1836. Anonymous review of Geology and Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. In Edinburgh Review, 1837, v 131, pp 1-39. Whole volume 303pp. Hardback, 22 x 14.5 cm, light brown calf half-binding with marbled paper-covered boards. Very worn, scuffed and soiled. Weak front hinge, otherwise sound binding. Text clean, pp 168-172 torn with loss of text. No illustrations. The review includes an extended tangential discussion of the debate on the age of the earth at a time when it was a hot topic among contemporary supporters and opponents of the Hutton’s view of ‘deep time’ are. Other articles include: the Bank of England, the new Houses of Parliament, the crises in American trade – plus ça change. In fair condition.