1841 The Geology of the Island of Arran, from Original Survey
What Our Customers Say...
Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
The scarce first edition of Scottish geologist Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay's geological survey of the isle of Arran, the first published work from Ramsay.
Illustrated with two hand coloured plates, and further vignette illustrations. Collated, complete.
Explained by the author as produced with the intention of affording a 'useful guide to the geology of Arran', this slight work is divided into six chapters discussing different regions of the island.
With two pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear.
In the publisher's original cloth covered boards. Small losses to cloth at back strip head and tail. Head and tail of front joint starting, with board holding firm. Internally, binding somewhat strained towards start of text block. Pages clean and bright, with light marks to title page and frontispiece.
Delivery & payment
We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details