The Student's Elements of Geology

Lyell's classic scientific reference of the Earth's history in rock and bone. Original brown cloth with gilt titles on spine, embossed fossil design on front cover and spine. Approximately 5.5 x 8 with 640 indexed pages, more than 600 wood engravings. Some light wear to edges, heaviest at corners and top and bottom of spine. Pages are very clean. Former owner's label on front endpaper, along with a bit of label remnant. Light cover soil.


  • The Student's Elements of Geology
  • Sir Charles Lyell
  • Harper and Brothers, 1878