Forster, Westgarth (1883). A Treatise on a Section of the Strata from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Cross Fell

Andrew Reid

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Forster, Westgarth (1883). A Treatise on a Section of the Strata from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Cross Fell with Remarks on Mineral Veins; also, Tables of the Strata in Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, West Cumberland, and Fifeshire; to Which is Added, A Treatise on the Discovery, the Opening, and the working of Lead Mines and the Dressing and Smelting of Lead Ores. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Andrew Reid. 3rd [posthumous] edition 207pp + 56pp preface which includes forewords to previous editions and a short biography of Forster. HB, rebound in red cloth covered boards. Appears unread, some pages uncut - as new.

There is no list of plates and figures. There are numerous tabular and drawn vertical sections from mines in the counties named in the title. Plates 3 to 14 are present. Plates 1 and 2 are not present, but they also are absent in digitised on line first editions and a facsimile edition of the third.