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WOODWARD (JOHN) An Essay Toward a Natural History of the Earth: and Terrestrial Bodies, Especially Minerals: Also Sea, Rivers, and Springs. With an Account of the Universal Deluge: and of the Effects that it had Upon the Earth, 1695; bound with 3 others works
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WOODWARD (JOHN)
An Essay Toward a Natural History of the Earth: and Terrestrial Bodies, Especially Minerals: Also Sea, Rivers, and Springs. With an Account of the Universal Deluge: and of the Effects that it had Upon the Earth, lacks initial imprimatur leaf (A1v) and final leaf of publisher's catalogue (T4), title torn along lower margin just touching imprint [Wing W3510], Richard Wilkin, 1695; WHISTON (WILLIAM) A New Theory of the Earth, initial blank, engraved frontispiece, 6 engraved plates (of 7, lacking first plate, plate 7 slightly torn), engraved illustrations, publisher's 2-page catalogue, final errata leaf, 1696; [WHISTON (WILLIAM)] A Vindication of the New Theory of the Earth From the Exceptions of Mr. Keill and Others, [Wing W1698], 1698; A Second Defence of the New Theory of the Earth ...., [Wing W1697], 1700, Benjamin Tooke, together 4 works in one vol., FIRST EDITIONS, a few gatherings proud, contemporary legal calf, spine defective, 8vo
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