A DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVE AND EXTINCT VOLCANOS; With Remarks on their Origin, Their Chemical Phaenomena, and the Character of their Products, As Determined by the Condition of the Earth During the Period of Their Formation. Being the Substance of Some Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford, with Much Additional Matter. Charles Daubeny.
A DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVE AND EXTINCT VOLCANOS; With Remarks on their Origin, Their Chemical Phaenomena, and the Character of their Products, As Determined by the Condition of the Earth During the Period of Their Formation. Being the Substance of Some Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford, with Much Additional Matter.
A DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVE AND EXTINCT VOLCANOS; With Remarks on their Origin, Their Chemical Phaenomena, and the Character of their Products, As Determined by the Condition of the Earth During the Period of Their Formation. Being the Substance of Some Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford, with Much Additional Matter.
A DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVE AND EXTINCT VOLCANOS; With Remarks on their Origin, Their Chemical Phaenomena, and the Character of their Products, As Determined by the Condition of the Earth During the Period of Their Formation. Being the Substance of Some Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford, with Much Additional Matter.

A DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVE AND EXTINCT VOLCANOS; With Remarks on their Origin, Their Chemical Phaenomena, and the Character of their Products, As Determined by the Condition of the Earth During the Period of Their Formation. Being the Substance of Some Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford, with Much Additional Matter.

London: Printed and Published by W. Phillips and by Joseph Parker, 1826. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019790

xx, 466 pages of text followed by [i] errata and [i] directions to binder for the placement of the illustrations. Newly rebound and resewn with a modern cloth spine with paper spine label, and marbled paper-covered boards. Contains a frontispiece, and two maps including one fold-out. Additionally illustrated with the occasional in-text woodcut. Previous owners name on original pastedown endpaper, neatly affixed to new endpaper in same position: Peter Garforth Bengal Engineers. Previous owner's bookplate on an original endpaper: J.C. Thackray Chiswick. There are a few small spots of discoloration on a few pages, but the text is clean and unmarked, and is untrimmed as well. Measures 9.25" x 5.75" (236mm x 145mm). First edition.

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