379
379

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Lyell, Sir Charles
PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY, BEING AN ATTEMPT TO EXPLAIN THE FORMER CHANGES OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE, BY REFERENCE TO CAUSES NOW IN OPERATION. JOHN MURRAY, 1830-1833
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
379

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Lyell, Sir Charles
PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY, BEING AN ATTEMPT TO EXPLAIN THE FORMER CHANGES OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE, BY REFERENCE TO CAUSES NOW IN OPERATION. JOHN MURRAY, 1830-1833
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Lyell, Sir Charles
PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY, BEING AN ATTEMPT TO EXPLAIN THE FORMER CHANGES OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE, BY REFERENCE TO CAUSES NOW IN OPERATION. JOHN MURRAY, 1830-1833
8vo, 3 volumes, FIRST EDITION, half titles in volumes I and III as published, 3 lithographed frontispieces (2 with hand-colouring), 5 lithographed plates, 3 lithographed maps (2 folding, 2 with handcolouring), wood-engraved illustrations, 16pp. of publisher's advertisements dated December 1830 at beginning of volume 1, early ownership signature, original paper-covered boards, spines with white labels printed in black,  occasional spotting, spines of volumes 1 and III torn and defective, these covers spotted
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FIRST EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL BOARDS OF THE MOST IMPORTANT GEOLOGICAL BOOK OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.

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