Geological Excursions Round the Isle of Wight, and Along the Adjacent Coast of Dorsetshire; Illustrative of the Most Interesting Geological Phenomena, and Organic Remains. Gideon MANTELL.

Geological Excursions Round the Isle of Wight, and Along the Adjacent Coast of Dorsetshire; Illustrative of the Most Interesting Geological Phenomena, and Organic Remains.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. Third edition. 8vo. (6), xxxii, 356, 32, (6) pp. Publisher's blindstamped red cloth, gilt lettered to the spine. 19 plates, a folding table, a folding hand coloured geological map and 36 figures in the text. Sympathetically rebacked preserving all but the head of the spine, very good in all other regard. "As the first modern example of a geological travel guide, Mantell's skilfully written book had many imitators..." Dean, 192. Item #36302

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