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Principles of geology : being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation

Author: Charles Lyell, Sir; G P Deshayes; John Murray; William Clowes
Publisher: London : John Murray, Albemarle-Street, MDCCCXXX-MDCCCXXXIII [1830-1833]
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Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875.
Principles of geology.
London, J. Murray, 1830-1833
(OCoLC)656832006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Lyell, Sir; G P Deshayes; John Murray; William Clowes
OCLC Number: 8990449
Notes: Volume 1 has on title page: In two volumes; v. 2 has on title page: Volume the second; volume 3 has on title page: In three volumes.
"The author has found it impossible to compress into two volumes, according to his original plan, the wide range of subjects, which must be discussed ... it will therefore be necessary to extend the 'P̀rinciples of geology' to three volumes"--Volume 2, preface.
Pagination: volume 1: xv, [1], 511, [1] pages, [3] leaves of plates (1 folded); volume 2: xii, 330 pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded); volume 3: xxxi, [1], 398, 109, [1] pages, [6] leaves of plates.
Appendices: I. Tables of fossil shells by Monsieur G.P. Deshayes -- II. Lists of fossil shells chiefly collected by the author in Sicily and Italy, named by M. Deshayes.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations (2 color), maps (2 color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Charles Lyell, Esq., F.R.S., for. sec. to the Geol. Soc., &c.

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