Memoirs of the Geological Survey of GB, v1, 1846. incl. On the Denudation of South Wales and the Adjacent Counties of England
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of GB, v1, 1846. London: Longman et al. 531pp +5pp adv. + 9 plates at back of which 6 fold out, including 7 hand-coloured maps/sections. Hardback, rebound in black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering. Light shelf wear, binding sound. Pages clean with light age-toning. Of the 10 papers, the principle articles are: Henry De la Beche, On the Formation of the Rocks of South Wales and South Western England (pp1-296); Andrew C Ramsay, On the Denudation of South Wales and the Adjacent Counties of England (pp297-335); and Edward Forbes, On the Connexion between the Distribution of the existing Fauna and Flora of the British Isles, and the Geological Changes which have affected their area, especially during the epoch of the Northern Drift (pp336-432). Further details on request. Signature of Warington Smyth in pencil on title page. In good to very good condition.