By James Geikie, D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S.
Edinburgh   John Bartholomew and Co. 9.5" by 6.5", 428pp
9.5" by 6.5" 428pp
Fragments of Earth Lore Sketches and Addresses Geological and Geographical by James Geikie. Illustrated with six plates of illustrations and foldout colour maps.
By James Geikie, D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S.

1893 Fragments of Earth Lore Sketches and Addresses Geological and Geographical

Edinburgh   John Bartholomew and Co. 9.5" by 6.5", 428pp
9.5" by 6.5" 428pp
Fragments of Earth Lore Sketches and Addresses Geological and Geographical by James Geikie. Illustrated with six plates of illustrations and foldout colour maps.
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First Edition, Folding Maps, Folding Plates, Illustrated

First edition. With a preface to front dated 1893. James Murdoch Geikie PRSE FRS (1839 - 1915) was a Scottish geologist. He served on the Geological Survey from 1862 until 1882, when be succeeded his brother as Murchison professor of geology and mineralogy at the University of Edinburgh. He took as his special subject of investigation the origin of surface-features, and the part played in their formation by glacial action. Foyles bookseller's label to pastedowns.

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In a cloth binding. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities. Front hinge tender. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with handling marks and the very odd spot.

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