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James Hutton's System of the earth, 1785 ; Theory of the earth, 1788 ; Observations on granite, 1794 ; together with Playfair's Biography of Hutton

Author: James Hutton; John Playfair; Victor Ambrose Eyles; George Willard White
Publisher: Darien, Conn. : Hafner Pub. Co., 1970.
Series: Contributions to the history of geology, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Facsim. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hutton; John Playfair; Victor Ambrose Eyles; George Willard White
OCLC Number: 49005366
Notes: Facsimiles of a 1785 pamphlet and of three papers read in the Royal Society of Edinburgh and originally published in the Society's transactions.
Playfair's biography of Hutton entitled "Biographical account of the late Dr James Hutton" in vol. 5 of the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Description: xxiii, 203 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Contributions to the history of geology, v. 5.
Other Titles: System of the earth
Theory of the earth
Observations on granite
Biographical account of the late Dr James Hutton
Responsibility: introd. by Victor A. Eyles ; foreword by George W. White.

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