Memoirs of the Geological Survey of GB, v2, pt1, 1848. Incl. J.Phillips, The Malvern Hills
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of GB, v2, pt1, 1848. London: Longman et al. 386 +xiv pp + 30 plates at back of which 2 are hand-coloured maps, 1 is a section and 27 are fossil plates. Hardback, rebound in Survey’s embossed blue cloth covers with original greenish brown spine glued on, gilt lettering and Survey crest. Considerable shelf wear with bumped corners and fraying at top and base of spine, but binding sound. Ex-library with label to front endpaper and stamp on back of title page. Pages clean with light age-toning. The two articles are: John Phillips, The Malvern Hills compared with the Palaeozoic Districts of Abberley, Woolhope, May Hill, Tortworth and Usk (pp1-332); and John Phillips and John W Salter, Palaeontological Appendix to Professor John Phillips’ on the Malvern Hills compared with the Palaeozoic Districts of Abberley, etc (pp332-386). Further details on request. Cover in good condition. Text and Plates in good to very good condition.