• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

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    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 233

    GEOLOGY -- GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF DUBLIN. Journal. Dublin: 1838, 1853, 1864. 3 volumes, 8° (218 x 141mm), comprising: vol. I, V and X only. 35 plates and maps (of 36, lacking plate IV from vol. X), 3 of which folding. (Folding maps in vol. I stained, map of Waterford detached, some light browning and spotting.) Vol. I in green cloth, vol. V and X in black cloth.

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    GEOLOGY -- GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF DUBLIN. Journal. Dublin: 1838, 1853, 1864. 3 volumes, 8° (218 x 141mm), comprising: vol. I, V and X only. 35 plates and maps (of 36, lacking plate IV from vol. X), 3 of which folding. (Folding maps in vol. I stained, map of Waterford detached, some light browning and spotting.) Vol. I in green cloth, vol. V and X in black cloth.

    RARE IRISH GEOLOGICAL JOURNAL, together with G.H. Kinahan's Economic Geology of Ireland (Vol. XVIII Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland, London: 1887).

    BRONN, H.G. Die Azoren in ihrer äusseren Erscheinung und nach ihrer geognostischen Natur geschildert von George Hartung. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1860. 8° (247 x 163mm) text volume (lacking atlas). Contemporary half green leather (extremities lightly rubbed).

    BAKER, P.E., and others. The Volcanological Report of the Royal Society Expedition to Tristan da Cunha, 1962. London: Phil. Trans., 1964. 4° (295 x 230mm). Folding coloured geological map, numerous black and white photographic plates and illustrations. Flexible cloth, original wrappers bound in. (6)


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