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1872-1882; The Geology of Minnesota, Vol 1, N H Winchell, 1884

$97.00
SKU LAN6589

1872-1882; The Geology of Minnesota, Vol 1, of the Final Report by N. H. Winchell. Assisted by Warren Upham. Submitted March 10, 1882, and Published under the Direction of the Hon. Fred Von Baumbach, Secretary of State. Illustrated by Forty-Three Plates, and Fifty-Two Figures.

Published in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Printed by Johnson, Smith & Harrison, State Printers, 1884. First edition.

Presentation copy from the author to the Edinburgh Geological Society and carries their library bookplate on the first pastedown.

A good copy overall - half black leather with black cloth boards and gilt motif. Leather is worn and bumped and cover rubbed, but binding is sound. Pictorial endpapers with 3cm closed tear to first free endpaper. Text is in nice clean condition throughout with an excellent set of diagrams and plates. Slight age toning, but an impressive volume nonetheless.

xii + 697pp + Plates.

Dimensions: 

Approximately 319mm high x 250mm wide x 55mm deep.

Of substantial weight - approximately 3.64kg.