Geology, Local Interest - Provincial Imprint, Martin (Willia...





Geology, Local Interest - Provincial Imprint, Martin (William, F.L.S.), Petrificata Derbiensia; or, Figures and Descriptions of Petrifications Collected in Derbyshire, first and only edition, volume I (all published), Wigan: Printed by D. Lyon [...], 1809, pp: [2] (blank), [2], ix, [1] (blank), ii, ii, [2], 54 hand-coloured engravings with accompanying letterpress leaves, [3], 28, inserted ink MS notes and printed notices at recto flyleaf, contemporary Neoclassical calf gilt boards (chipped), later tacked-on calf spine and corners (worn), marbled edges, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, 19th/20th century tipped-in bookseller's catalogue clipping, 4to, [1]

Provenance: George R. Alexander, 19th century Plain Armorial bookplate to recto pastedown.

Auction Date: 29th Oct 2020 at 10am

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