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DE LA BECHE, H.T., FORBES, E., HOOKER, J.D., ET AL. - First Report on the Coals Suited to the Steam Navy; Mining District of Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire; Lead Mines of Cardiganshire; Etc; Memoirs of the Geological Survey of G.B. Vol. II - Part II.

Longman, Brown, Green....(for) Geological Survey of Great Britain. Volume 2, part 2. 1st Edn. 1848. Royal 8vo. Pp.,vii,387-717,v(index), (1)(errata). 33 plts (7 folding) including 23 of fossils. Newly rebound in blue cloth, with morocco gilt label to spine. Uncut. Bright and clean, and with no foxing. One of the plates is stitched in at one fold as well as edge, but entirely readable. V.G.+, clean copy. - .##. - This volume includes papers upon the mines of Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire, the building stone used for the Houses of Parliament, lead ore production, fossil flora etc. De la Beche and Playfair submit an important paper regarding the Steam Coals suitable for use by the Royal Navy (c.100pp). - .##. - We specialise in Earth Sciences
GBP 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 157.25 US$ 179.98 | JP¥ 20254] Book number 1645

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