Transactions of the Geological Society. GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY.

Transactions of the Geological Society.

London: Printed for the Society by William Phillips... and sold by T. Cadell and W. Davies, (II-V printed and sold by Phillips), 1811-21. Five volumes. 4to. Contemporary full diced calf, rebacked to style, spines with raised bands, the original twin gilt lettered maroon and green labels mostly preserved with one expertly renewed, gilt devices to the other compartments, endpapers and all edges marbled. 136 plates, being maps, plans, sections and illustrations of geological and mineralogical subjects, 50 in colour, variously full, double and folding page. A very good set. Founded in 1807, the set comprises a wonderful record of the studies and investigations of the Geological Society's in its formative years. The papers were contributed by numerous members including such feted alumni as Arthur Aikin, Henry de la Beche, Richard Bright, William Buckland, William Conybeare, John MacCulloch, James Parkinson and William Phillips. Item #32545

Price: £4,250.00

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