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  Lot 24


LYELL, Charles

LYELL, Charles: 1- Elements of Geology, in 2 vols. J. Murray, 1841, 2nd. Edn. With 2 colour maps, 4 folding plates, plus a folding hand coloured aquatint view of the volcanoes around Olot in Catalonia. PP: xxiv, 437; xii, 460. Later full leather and slipcase. Leicester Museum bookplate and blind stamps to the plates and some page; 2- The Geological Evidences Of The Antiquity Of Man With Remarks On The Theories Of The Origin Of Species By Variation. Murray, 1863, 1st. edn. With two plates plus text woodcuts. PP: xii, 520+ 32(Publishers catalogue dated Jan, 1863). Original cloth gilt. Covers little rubbed; bookplate to the pastedown and flyleaf; no stamps. (2)

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

Sold for £160


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