Mantell, Gideon. (1854). Geological Excursions round the Isle of Wight and along the Adjacent Coast of Dorsetshire:
Mantell, Gideon. (1854). Geological Excursions round the Isle of Wight and along the Adjacent Coast of Dorsetshire: illustrative of the most Interesting Geological Phenomena and Organic Remains. London: Henry G. Bohn. Third edition. xxxii pp. + 356pp.+ 24pp. adverts. HB in embossed red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Small holes in cloth of cover. Very slightly worn and age-toned but pages uncut, clean and free of foxing. 20 full page plates incl. and numerous smaller engravings within text. Water stain to cover and transfer of red dye to margins of 3 pages at front and most adverts at back, and light 'tide-lines' on cluster of first 7 plates but not adjacent or any other text or figures. The hand-coloured foldout, map of Isle of Wight, 7"x11.75", is slightly age-toned and in good condition.