LYELL (CHARLES) Principles of Geology, vol. 1-2 (of 3), FIRST EDITIONS, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES each presented by Lyell to William Lonsdale (1794-1871, soldier and, from 1829 curator and librarian at the Geological Society), the first inscription is probably Lyell, the second Murray's clerk, 1830-2
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LYELL (CHARLES) Principles of Geology, vol. 1-2 (of 3), FIRST EDITIONS, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES each presented by Lyell to William Lonsdale (1794-1871, soldier and, from 1829 curator and librarian at the Geological Society), the first inscription is probably Lyell, the second Murray's clerk, 1830-2
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LYELL (CHARLES)
Principles of Geology, vol. 1-2 (of 3), FIRST EDITIONS, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPIES each presented by Lyell to William Lonsdale (1794-1871, soldier and, from 1829 curator and librarian at the Geological Society), the first inscription is probably Lyell, the second Murray's clerk, 5 engraved plates and maps (2 hand-coloured), modern cloth, 8vo, John Murray, 1830-32
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