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Principles of geology : being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation / by Charles Lyell ... ; in two i.e. three volumes

Author
Lyell, Charles Sir 1797-1875
Deshayes, G. P (Gérard Paul) 1795-1875
printer
Clowes, William 1779-1847
engraver
Bradley, T.
Gardner, James publisher and engraver
Lee fl. 1830
illustrator
Oudart, P. L (Paul Louis) 1796-1860
donor
Burndy Library DSI
Date
1830
1833
1830-1833
Type
Electronic resources
Physical Description
3 v., [11] leaves of plates in various foliations (2 folded) : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Call number
QE26.L956X 1830
Notes
On verso of title pages: London : Printed by William Clowes ...
"Vol. 3 was contemplated when the first edition of vol. 2 appeared, but was published for the first time in 1833 a little after the second edition of v. 1-2. No second edition of v. 3 was issued."--King's College London online catalog record for this edition.
The illustrations were engraved by T. Bradley; Lee; or J. Gardner; some plates illustrated by P. Oudart.
Appendices: I. Tables of fossil shells by Monsieur G. P. Deshayes -- II. Lists of fossil shells chiefly collected by the author in Sicily and Italy, named by M. Deshayes.
Colored plates in vols. 2 and 3.
Dibner Library. Heralds of science (1980 ed.), 96
Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries