Amherst, MA: J.S. & C. Adams; J.H. Butler, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition. Item #019813
831 pages of text including an index. Two volume set. Rebacked with original boards reattached. Complete with 52 plates, including a large hand-colored fold-out map, other maps, and numerous lithographed plates, including several fold-out. Manuscript presentation inscription in both volumes to The Royal Institution from Henry Colman (1785-1849) Unitarian minister and author of religious and agricultural works. Small stamp of the Royal Institution on both title pages. Minor mis-folding to the maps. The text is clean and unmarked. Includes a catalogue of the specimens of rocks and minerals in the State of Massachusetts collection. The text is clean and unmarked. Sabin 45755. Measures 11 3/4" x 9 1/8" (300mm x 231mm). First edition.