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LYELL. A MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY... NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 1853, LYELL'S COPY

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  • Lyell, Sir Charles
  • A Manual of Elementary Geology... New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1853
8vo, reprint from the fourth  British edition, woodcut frontispiece and illustrations in the text, THE AUTHOR'S RETAINED COPY, with his autograph note on front endpaper ("Errata - ... chronological for conchological correct in the original"), two corrections on p.501 (probably in Lyell's hand), original brown cloth decorated in blind and lettered in gilt, some slight spotting at beginning and end, binding slightly worn at extremities
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