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Charles Lyell
Charles Lyell Principles of Geology 1853 9th Edition Fine Calf Binding Darwin
London: John Murray, 1853. Fine binding as new. Interior fine - see photos. A Fine Binding, Newly Completed The Book Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology Ninth edition, entirely revised published by John Murray in 1853 Illustrated with maps, plates and woodcuts Book measures approx. 8.75 inches x 6 inches The Binding Finely bound in full mottled tan calf Red morocco title label Double gilt lines to front and rear boards Spine with raised bands, and full elaborately gilt spine decoration Marbled endpapers and marbled edges to textblocks Hand-sewn silk endbands All gilt work tooled by hand in 24 carat gold leaf Condition Exterior - the fine binding is in immaculate condition Interior - very good - see photos. Shipping I provide free UK shipping on all my fine bindings I pack books securely and ship promptly after payment is received I provide tracking information to the purchaser once dispatched Summary An opportunity to purchase a very good copy of this seminal scientific work by the father of modern geology, which so influenced his friend Charles Darwin in the development of his theory of evolution. Now preserved in a handsome fine binding. Would make a wonderful gift and a sound investment. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions about the book or binding. Andrew Sims is a passionate exponent of traditional fine binding. He has won multiple awards for his historic binding and traditional gold finishing work. He aspires to the work of the great binderies past such as Sangorski & Sutcliffe, Bayntun Riviere, Zaehnsdorf and Birdsall. Track Page Views … [Click Below for Full Description]
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