Principles of Geology
Title: Principles of Geology or the Modern Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants Considered as Illustrative of Geology
Author: Charles Lyell
Publisher: John Murray, London
2 volumes - Attractively bound in contemporary green half morocco gilt - Eleventh and Entirely Revised Edition
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Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet, FRS ( 1797 – 1875) was a Scottish geologist and considered as one of the pioneers of Modern Geology He was a close friend of Charles Darwin and he examines the power of known natural causes in explaining the earth's history.
Provenance of this copy - S. D. Titmas, Charterhouse 1874 (signatures on front free endpapers). Samuel David Titmas (1848-94), taught science at Charterhouse and he was also an Anglican clergyman and a Fellow of the Linnaean Society.
2 volumes, 8vo (215 x 135mm). Half titles, frontispieces, 6 plates, maps, illustrations and diagrams (one leaf detached in vol. one). Attractively bound in contemporary green half morocco gilt (rubbed).
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