13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 55


Yorkshire Geology.
Phillips (John), Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire ... Part I The Yorkshire Coast.
John Murray, 1835, second edition, quarto, xii, 184, [1] pages, hand-coloured geological map, nine strata plates (seven hand-coloured), fourteen fossil plates, gift inscription to title page, re-backed boards;
Phillips (John), Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire ... Part II The Mountain Limestone District.
John Murray, 1836, quarto, xx, 195, 198-253, [1] pages (irregular pagination but text and register continuous), folding geological map, two strata plates (one folding), twenty-two fossil plates, foxing, gift inscription to title page, re-backed boards;
Young (George) & Bird (John), A Geological Survey of the Yorkshire Coast ...
Whitby: George Clark et al., iv, 4-328 pages (lacking pages 1 to 4 and index), hand-coloured double page geological map and hand-coloured double page geological strata, sixteen hand coloured plates (of seventeen - lacking plate XVII), binding loose, preliminary and final leaves detached and dust marked, staining in places, remnant binding, lacking upper board. (3)

Sold for £200
Estimated at £150 - £250


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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