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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15 A

    DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882) 'Geological Notes made during a Survey of the East and West Coasts of South America.' In: Proceedings of the Geological Society of London, vol. II, 42, pp.210-212, London: 1836. [Bound with:] -- 'Observations of Proofs of Recent Elevation on the Coast of Chile' pp.446-449. -- 'A Sketch of the Deposits containing Extinct Mammalia' pp. 542-544 -- 'On Certain Areas of Elevation and Subsidence in the Pacific and Indian Oceans' pp.552-554 -- 'On the Formation of Mould' pp.547-576 -- 'On the Connexion of Certain Volcanic Phaenomena' pp.654-660. First 3 volumes of Proceedings of the Geological Society of London, 1827-1842. 8° (220 x 140mm). Lacking pp.424-452, 544-578 and 688-730 from vol. III. Slightly later cloth backed boards, ms. spine labels (a little rubbed at extremities). Provenance: E.B. Tawney (donative bookplate to the Woodwardian Museum); Sedgwick Museum (stamps). DARWIN'S EARLIEST GEOLOGICAL PUBLICATIONS. Freeman 1642, 1645-1649. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. (3)

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    DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882) 'Geological Notes made during a Survey of the East and West Coasts of South America.' In: Proceedings of the Geological Society of London, vol. II, 42, pp.210-212, London: 1836. [Bound with:] -- 'Observations of Proofs of Recent Elevation on the Coast of Chile' pp.446-449. -- 'A Sketch of the Deposits containing Extinct Mammalia' pp. 542-544 -- 'On Certain Areas of Elevation and Subsidence in the Pacific and Indian Oceans' pp.552-554 -- 'On the Formation of Mould' pp.547-576 -- 'On the Connexion of Certain Volcanic Phaenomena' pp.654-660. First 3 volumes of Proceedings of the Geological Society of London, 1827-1842. 8° (220 x 140mm). Lacking pp.424-452, 544-578 and 688-730 from vol. III. Slightly later cloth backed boards, ms. spine labels (a little rubbed at extremities). Provenance: E.B. Tawney (donative bookplate to the Woodwardian Museum); Sedgwick Museum (stamps). DARWIN'S EARLIEST GEOLOGICAL PUBLICATIONS. Freeman 1642, 1645-1649. Sold as a periodical, not subject to return. (3)


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