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Rain and Rivers or Hutton and Playfair against Lyell and all Comers
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Rain and Rivers or Hutton and Playfair against Lyell and all Comers

By GREENWOOD, Colonel George

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1876. xviii; (ii); 247 + 41(publisher's catalogue) pages. 4 plates inc. 3 hand coloured maps. Original green cloth neatly rebacked. A bright copy. A follower of Hutton and Playfair this scarce treatise is by the universally excepted discoverer of the origin of the Wealden escarpment. Third Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. Book.

$132.11

River Terraces Letters on Geological and other Subjects
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River Terraces Letters on Geological and other Subjects

By GREENWOOD, Colonel George

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1877. xx; 247 + 28 (publisher's catalogue); (ii) (advert) pages. Original green cloth. A bright copy. First Ed. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. Book.

$132.11

The Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation
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The Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation

By LYELL, Sir Charles

London: John Murray, 1863. xvi; 528 pages. Illustrated. Bookplate. Original green cloth with gilt lettering, central device on the upper cover, neatly rebacked with the spine relaid. The first edition was published in February 1863, the second edition appeared two months later, with a few alterations, corrections and an additional seven page appendix. Second Edition, Revised. Original Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. Book.

$330.28

The Geology of the Country Around Padstow and Camelford
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The Geology of the Country Around Padstow and Camelford

By REID, Clement, BARROW, G & DEWEY, Henry . & others

London: H.M.S.O., 1910. iv; 120 pages. 4 plates. Light foxing to one plate. Some light pencil underlining. Well rebound in maroon cloth. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England & Wales. First Ed. Cloth. Very Good. Tall 8vo. Book.

$59.45

Address Delivered at the Anniversary Meeting of the Geological Society of London on the 19th February, 1864

By RAMSAY, A.C

London: Taylor & Francis, 1864. 32 pages, 4 tables inc. one folding, errata slip. Disbound. A small piece of the front wrapper tipped-in on the verso of the title, with the manuscript presentation inscription of the Author to the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall. This is Ramsay's address to the Geological Society of London on becoming their President.. First Edit. Good. 8vo. Book.

$33.03

Poems of Later Years
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Poems of Later Years

By STOKES, Henry Sewell

London: Longmans, Green, & Co, 1873. (vi); 188 pages. A few minor marks. Modern bookplate. Original maroon cloth faded on the spine. Loosely inserted is a signed manuscript letter from the Author to the geologist William Pengelly. First Ed. Hardcover. Good. 8vo.. Book.

$79.27

The Geology of the Lizard and Meneage
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The Geology of the Lizard and Meneage

By FLETT, J. S and HILL, J. B

London: Memoirs of the Geological Survey, 1912. viii; 280 pages. 15 plates, diagrams in text. Original printed wrappers. Nice condition, the first edition of this important Memoir of the Geological Survey. First Edit. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. Tall 8vo. Book.

$59.45

Practical and Descriptive Essays on the Economy of Fuel, and the Management of Heat. Essay First, In Three Parts. Part I. On the effects of heat, means of measuring it, fuel, &c. Part II.On heating mills, dwelling houses, and public buildings, by steam. P
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Practical and Descriptive Essays on the Economy of Fuel, and the Management of Heat. Essay First, In Three Parts. Part I. On the effects of heat, means of measuring it, fuel, &c. Part II.On heating mills, dwelling houses, and public buildings, by steam. P

By BUCHANAN, Robertson

Glasgow: James Hedderwick & Co., 1810. xvii; (i); 253; (vii) pages. 2 engraved plates. Light offsetting from the two plates, otherwise contents clean. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly rebacked old title label re-laid. Inscribed on the title-page "Alex. Haliburton 1810" - possibly Alexander Haliburton, coal master, and mayor of Wigan (1825). With a single old small circular stamp of the Torquay Natural History Society (founded by the eminent geologist William Pengelly) on the title page, with a printed list of their regulations neatly laid down on the front pastedown. A series of essays on the heating of buildings, "drying of goods" by steam.. First Ed. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$297.25

A Working List of the Palaeozoic Fossils of Cornwall
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A Working List of the Palaeozoic Fossils of Cornwall

By COLLINS, J. H

Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, 1893. 61 pages. Original paper wrappers front wrapper detached. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY. Original Wraps. Good. 8vo.. Book.

$39.63

On Subaerial Denudation and on Cliffs and Escarpments of The Chalk and The Lower Tertiary Beds.

By WHITAKER, William

Hertford: Stephen Austin, 1867. (iv); 5-28 + (2)(advert) pages. Disbound. Illustrations in text.. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$26.42

Cornish Mining Manuscript Correspondence & Letters 1958 - 1969
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Cornish Mining Manuscript Correspondence & Letters 1958 - 1969

By JENKIN, A. K. Hamilton and BROOKE, Justin .

An extensive archive of manuscript letters, postcards, notes etc from A. K. Hamilton Jenkin; with lengthy and detailed typescript replies etc from Justin Brooke, relating to the Cornish Mining industry, in relation to the " Mines and Miners of Cornwall " series. The archive consists of approximately 20 postcards and 49 manuscript letters (mainly of two pages) in the hand of A.K.H.J, for instance, " I am now revising my St. Erth, St. Hilary, Breage "Part". I wonder if you have any M. J. [ Mining Journal ] extracts on Ennys Wheal Virgin. I have notes from a M.S. report of circa 1847 but little or nothing from the M. J." From Justin Brooke to A.K.H.J there is a large batch of typescript sheets of " minor amendments " ( to " Mines and Miners " ), Index of Mines, Map reference of Mines, etc. Also 81 typescript copies of letters from J. B. to A.K.H.J with copious amounts of information on Cornish mines and the mining industry, suggestions and information, for the " Mines and Miners " series. For instance, " the enlarged sett of Calstock Consols had an eastern boundary somewhere about the Kelly Railway line, since Spargo (1865 p.138) notes that a fine lode of gossan 23' wide had been cut by the company about 60 fms. west of the engine shaft, which rather suggests that the old Trelawny Consols sett, or the western part of it, was included in Calstock Consols. The last named continued to work until about 1866 . " All contained within an elegant custom made drop sided box. A.K.H.M published the highly respected series of 16 volumes of the " Mines and Miners of Cornwall," between the years 1961-70 this detailed correspondence covers this period. Justin Brooke who was proof reading the series, suggesting alterations and amendments, as well as contributing large quantities of original information, much of which only he had access to through his own large collection of books, manuscripts and maps relating to the Cornish mining industry. Justin Brook's popular work " Stannary Tales the Shady Side of Mining ", published in 1980, was dedicated " To A. K. Hamilton Jenkin who guided my steps ". Cloth. Fine. Manuscript.

$1519.27

The New Maritime History of Devon

By DUffy, Michael; Fisher, Stephen; Greenhill, Basil; Starkey, David J & Youings, Joyce ... (editors)

Conway Maritime Press & University of Exeter 1992-94. TWO VOLUME SET. Copioulsy illustrated. Original cloth in complete dust wrappers. An extensive maritime history of Devon. All chapters are based on research in both national and local archives and are highly readable. The chapters include coastal geology, topography, ports and seafaring, fishing, overseas and coastal trade, shipbuilding and shipowning, cartography and navigation, exploration and colonisation, piracy and privateering, costal fortification and the navy.. First Edit. Original Cloth. Fine/Fine. Large 4 to. Book.

$66.06

Address Delivered at the Anniversary Meeting of the Geological Society of London, on the 18th of February, 1876; . Etc

By EVANS, John

London: Taylor & Francis, 1876. 75 pp. Split on hinges stitching holding. Original printed wrappers.. First Edit. Original Printed Paper Covers. Good.. 8vo.. Book.

$26.42

The Geology of the Country Around Torquay
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The Geology of the Country Around Torquay

By USSHER, W.A.E

London: Memoirs of the Geological Survey, 1903. (iv); 141 pages. Frontispiece, illustrations in text. Original printed wrappers, slightly soiled but in very good contemporary state. First Ed. Printed Wrapper. Very Good. Tall 8vo. Book.

$46.24

The Geology of the Country Around Bodmin & St. Austell
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The Geology of the Country Around Bodmin & St. Austell

By USSHER, W. A. E, BARROW, G, & MacALISTER, D. A

London: H.M.S.O., 1909. vi; 201 pages. 3 plates, diagrams in the text. Light age discolouration of the paper, a few neat underlinings. Well rebound in maroon cloth with the original edge worn and lightly stained printed wrappers bound in. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England & Wales. First Ed. Cloth. Good. Tall 8vo. Book.

$59.45