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Geology and mineralogy considered with reference to natural theology

BUCKLAND, William

Published by Carey, Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1837
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Complete with advertisements and excerpt from Irving's Astoria (containing an extra 2 pages of its table of contents not found in all copies). Volume 2 contains 87 plates (6 of which are folding and 1 of which is hand-colored). Original cloth- backed boards, Volume I with small tears in cloth on spine, Volume 2 rebacked, with paper label and a library sticker on spines. From the library of Arnold Thackray with his bookplate in both volumes. First American edition of this celebrated Bridgewater Treatise by Buckland, first professor of geology in England and winner of the Royal Society's Copley Medal. His exploration and research were of major importance, and his contributions to geology were instrumental to its integration with other sciences at Oxford. Buckland was so popular that all of his colleagues, including Lyell, considered themselves his pupil. For a detailed description of this author and his work, see Charles Gillispie, Genesis and Geology, 1959. Bookseller Inventory # 14822

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Title: Geology and mineralogy considered with ...

Publisher: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1837

Edition: FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

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