1899 Volcanoes: Their Structure and Significance
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First Edition, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
The uncommon first edition. Part of the 'Progressive Science Series', edited by F. E. Beddard. In the publisher's original embossed cloth binding. With twelve full-page plates, one folding plate and several vignette illustrations and diagrams. Collated complete. A scientific work on the structure and significance of Volcanoes. Written by the English geologist and former president of the Geological Society of London, Thomas George Bonney. The half title page is present.
In the original, full cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear to the edges. Fading to the spine. Light marks to the boards. Hinges are starting but still very firm. Spotting to the paste-downs and free endpapers. Offsetting to the free endpapers. Internally, binding slightly strained but still firm. Pages bright and clean with some light spotting throughout. The folding plate to the rear of the volume is in excellent condition.
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