• Travel, Science and Natural Hi auction at Christies

    Sale 5489

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    22 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    A TWO VOLUME SET OF SOPWITH'S GEOLOGICAL MODELS

    THOMAS SOPWITH, AFTER 1841

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    A TWO VOLUME SET OF SOPWITH'S GEOLOGICAL MODELS
    THOMAS SOPWITH, AFTER 1841
    Twelve 4-inch square wooden models, comprised of different woods to represent different rock strata, with two additional models and a card mine diagram added to the (facsimile) cases -- with three books by Thomas Sopwith, Description of a series of geological models, [1841], Treatise on isometrical drawing, (1838), An account of the mining districts of Alston Moor, (1833) (a signed presentation copy to his nephew).
    13½ x 9½in. (34.5 x 24cm.) (5)


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