Buckland, William, 1870. Geology and Mineralogy, as Exhibiting the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God. Volume 2 only, of 2, consisting of plates and folding out section. 4th edition revised by Frank Buckland

Buckland, F

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Buckland, William, 1870. Geology and Mineralogy, as Exhibiting the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God. Volume 2 only, of 2, consisting of plates and folding out section. 4th edition revised by Frank Buckland, his son. Publ. Bell & Daldy, London. 192pp + 90 plates. Hardback, 18 x 24 cm, landscape format, original light brown calf half-binding with embossed faded purple cloth-covered boards. Scuffed, corners bumped, front board detached. Rear hinge and binding are sound. Marbled end-papers.  Text explaining plates is interleaved with the plates on slightly heavier paper. Text clean but occasional limited foxing. Fore-edge marbling. Additions to WB’s original plate explanations by FB are in smaller font. Fold-out schematic section of crust, 24.5 x 122 cm, hand-coloured, Slightly age-toned with old tears along folds neatly repaired in past, with tape that has not discoloured or stained. Presentation copy from and signed by W.Boyd Dawkins, June 1873. In good condition apart from detached cover, which reduces this copy to fair condition.