THE FACE OF THE EARTH (Das Antlitz der Erde). Five volume set. Eduard Suess, Hertha B. C. Sollas, William J. Sollas.
THE FACE OF THE EARTH (Das Antlitz der Erde). Five volume set.
THE FACE OF THE EARTH (Das Antlitz der Erde). Five volume set.

THE FACE OF THE EARTH (Das Antlitz der Erde). Five volume set.

Oxford, England: Oxford at the Clanendon Press, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #019683

Five volume set, complete with index/atlas volume. Original maroon cloth bindings with minor shelfwear and two spines somewhat sunned/faded. Published 1904-1924. Volumes 1-3 are presentations copies from the editor of these volumes W. J. Sollas to J.E. Marr. "Certain of the notions, principles and ways of reasoning presented in this work have entered so profoundly into the thinking of geologists that many are unaware of their origin and consider them archetypes" (DSB). Complete with 16 maps and plates including some fold-out and in pocket, and 168 in-text figures as called for in the index to the illustrations, and 7 folding maps/plates/diagrams in Vol. V. Text pages uncut and unopened in Vol. V. The texts are clean and unmarked. First edition.

Price: $675.00