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The Elements Of Practical Geology As Applicable To Mining, Engineering, Architecture, &c. ; With Notices Of The Mines And Mineral Productions Of Great Britain. Illustrated By Plates And Wood-Cuts. Being A Second Edition... By Frederick Burr .

By: BURR, Frederick .

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London: Whittaker And Co., Ave-Maria Lane, And J. And C. Walker, 9, Castle Street, Holborn, 1838 . 0:

Seller ID: 44703


Victorian half leather binding. 8vo. 6.75" x 4.252 x 0.75". pp.6/pp.288 . Brown calf spine and corners over scuffed marbled boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Original brown endpapers. Engraved bookplate to verso of the front board: D. T. Ansted. Second engraved bookplate to front endpaper: "Rev. G. F. Burr." Coloured folding map as frontis: "Index Map Of The Geology Of the British Islands". 5 further plates bound at rear, together with one folding ... View more info

Image for A Grammar Of General Geography Or The Use Of Schools And Young Persons With Maps & Engravings By The Rev.d  J. Goldsmith. Revised, Corrected & Greatly Enlarged By Edward Hughes, F.R.G.S. &c. Head Master Of The Royal Navy Lower School, Greenwich...

A Grammar Of General Geography Or The Use Of Schools And Young Persons With Maps & Engravings By The Rev.d J. Goldsmith. Revised, Corrected & Greatly Enlarged By Edward Hughes, F.R.G.S. &c. Head Master Of The Royal Navy Lower School, Greenwich...

By: GOLDSMITH, Rev. J. [Pseudonym of: Phillips, R. (Richard) Sir 1767-1840 ] / Revised by: HUGHES, Edward (b.1819).

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London : Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans 1854 0:

Seller ID: 43113


Date of publication fromn note on p.3 "...The variation at Greenwich is now (1854) 22 40' W.". A very good original binding. 12mo. 6.5" x 4.25" x 1.0". pp.8/pp.335 . Brown buckram with gilt titles to front board: "Goldsmith's Grammar Of Geography. - New Edition". edges and corners rubbed and bumped. Top & tail of spine and Hinges carefully strengthened. Endpapers lightly soiled. Previous owners detail to verso of the front board and front endpaper. Engraved frontis, c... View more info

Image for Physiognomy, Or, The Corresponding Analogy Between The Conformation Of The Features And The Ruling Passions Of The Mind. Translated From The Original Work Of J. C. Lavater.  A New And Improved Edition, Embellished With Seven Engravings .

Physiognomy, Or, The Corresponding Analogy Between The Conformation Of The Features And The Ruling Passions Of The Mind. Translated From The Original Work Of J. C. Lavater. A New And Improved Edition, Embellished With Seven Engravings .

By: LAVATER, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London : Printed for T. Tegg, 73, Cheapside; And J. Cumming, Dublin: Also, R. Griffin & Co. Glasgow, MDCCCXXVII. [1827 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 41313


A very good and tight binding. 8vo. 9.00" x 5.75" x 1.00". pp.12/pp.346. Original grey papered boards. Spine carefully repaired, with the remains of the original paper label. Rough-cut page edges. Engraved armorial bookplate to verso of the front board: "Charles Steward." with motto; "Praesto Et Persto." (I Persist And I Excel). Page of adverts inserted before front free-endpaper: "Sharpe's Prose Writers..." Half title present: "Physiognomy." Spotting to engraved frontis... View more info

The Earth, Plants, And Man. Popular Pictures Of Nature. By Joachim Frederic Schouw, And, Sketches From The Mineral Kingdom, By Francis Von Kobell. Tranlated And Edited By Arthur Henfrey, F.R.S., F.L.S., &c.

By: SCHOUW, Joachim Frederic. / KOBELL, Francis Von / HENFREY, Arthur [Translator] .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Henry G. Bohn, York-Street, Covent Garden, 1852 . 0:

Seller ID: 43600


A Translation of: Natur-Skildringer : en Rœkke af almeenfattelige Forelæsninger. First English edition, in a very good half leather binding. 8vo. 7.00" x 4.50" x 1.00" . [4pp.]/pp.402 . Brown calf covered spine and corners over brown buckram covered boards. Rubbed gilt crest to front board (University of Edinburgh). Spine with 5 raised bands, rubbed gilt decoration, and blind stamp title: "The Earth Plants & Man". Hinges carefully strengthened at ... View more info