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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface are Referable to Causes Now in Operation
London: John Murray, 1834 - Third (first complete) edition. Four volumes. Small 8vo. Recent brown half calf over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, twin gilt lettered black labels, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and 12 mostly folding plates, including 2 hand coloured views and 2 hand coloured geological maps. plus numerous illustrations in the text. Tear without loss to one of the maps with a neat old repair on the verso, a very good set. ".Lyell probably accomplished more in the advancement of geological knowledge than any other one man. The world wide influence of his treatises and textbooks definitely established the principles of uniformitarianism" (Mather and Mason p. 263).
      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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