Francis, J. G.

Beach Rambles in Search of Seaside Pebbles and Crystals

  • A new edition of this charming illustrated work on mineralogy, originally published in 1859.
  • With Some Observations on the Origin of the Diamond and Other Precious Stones. London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1859. Duodecimo. Original orange cloth, titles and publisher's ads to spine and boards in black, colour pictorial paste-on to upper board, yellow coated endpapers. Chromolithographic frontispiece and 7 plates, illustrations throughout the text. Old residue from sticker to upper board, cloth mottled and partially faded with some marks and spots, light rubbing at extremities, contents toned, spine cracked between frontispiece and title, pages 16 and 17, and pages 48 and 49. A good copy.

Collections: Earth Science, Popular Science

Category: Illustrated




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