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Alexandre de Humboldt
A Geognostical Essay on the Superposition of Rocks in Both Hemispheres
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Paternoster-Row, 1823. First English Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Octavo. [viii] 482 pp. Bound in brown leather with "The Society of Writers to the Signet" embossed stamp, partially preserving the original boards. New endpapers. Humboldt describes the positioning of different sorts of rocks and the causes of these formations. This title introduces the terms "Jurassique" and "Jura formation".
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