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  Lot 26



CUMBRIAN GEOLOGY: 1- SALTER, J W: A Catalogue of the Collection of Cambrian and Silurian Fossils Contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge University press, 1873 1st. edn. 4to. With a frontis portrait plus text illustrations. Sedgwick mentions Darwin in his preface. PP: xlviii, 204, (i) Adv. Later leather backed boards. VG+ with only the Leicester Museum bookplate and no stamps; 2- SALTER, JW: A Monograph of the British Trilobites from the Cambrian, Silurian, and Devonian Formations. Palaeontographical Society, 1864-83. pp: (VIII), 224+ 31 Plates (each with a description page). Later leather backed boards. VG+ Occasional foxing. With only the Leicester Museum bookplate and no stamps; 3- MARR, J E: Classification of Cambrian and Silurian Rocks. Cambridge, Deighton, Bell, 1883, 1st. edn. Original cloth; a working copy, with underlining and notes in ink. (3)

Provenance: Leicester Museum Reference Library (Most of their books only have their bookplate and no stamps)

Sold for £420


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