Charles Lysell. Principles of Geology... Philadelphia, Pittsburgh: 1837. First American edition.

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    Charles Lysell. Principles of Geology: being an Inquiry How Far the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface are Referable to Causes Now in Operation. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jun. & Brother / Pittsburgh: John I. Kay, 1837. First American, from the fifth and last London edition.

    Two octavo volumes. Frontispiece, nine single plate, six folding plates. Contemporary calf, morocco title labels on spine of Volume I, all edges speckled. Boards rubbed with a few scuffs and scratches, joints starting. Text block edges somewhat toned, hinges starting, light to moderate foxing. Volume II has vertical crack on spine, lacking title labels, rear endpapers a bit dampstained, some places over-opened. A very good set.

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