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  Lot 27
 

27

Phillips (John)

Phillips (John): Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire; or a Description of the Strata and Organic Remains of the Yorkshire Coast… In two parts. York, printed for the author by Thomas Wilson & Sons, 1829, first edition. PP: Part one: xvi (includes Subscribers list), 192, Plus a frontis coloured map and 9 plates of sections of the cliffs (4 hand-coloured), Plus 14 plates; Part two: Printed for John Murray, 1836. PP: xx (includes subscribers list), 253, (i) Errata, Plus 25 plates (2 folding and linen backed). Later half leather with gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. Leicester Museum bookplate to front pastedown and stamps to the 9 cliff section plates only. Occasional foxing and light offsetting.

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

Sold for £520


 

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