Paris, France: Hippolyte Tilliard, 1827. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #019787
[ii], 240 pages of primary text, followed by two printed extracts from "Dictionnaire universel d'Histoire naturelle" written by Prevost. The first extract is titled "Formation, Fossile" and is 8 pages. The second extract is titled "Geologie" and is 3 pages. Both are printed by de Bourgogne et Martinet [Paris, no date]. Followed by two large hand-colored fold out tables titled "Tableau de L'Etude Methodique de la Terre et du Sol par Mr. Contant Prevost Professeur de Geologie a la Faculte des Sciences de Paris. Cours de la Sorbonne" and "Carte Et Coupes Geologiques relatives a la Theorie generale de Terrains des Environs de Paris par Constant Prevost". The first half of the text is moderately browned and/or foxed. Bound in quarter green leather and marbled paper-covered boards with moderate shelfwear and rubbing, including minor loss to the leather at the bottom of the front board near the spine. Measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/8" (215mm x 131mm). First edition.