13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 66


Lyell (Charles), Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry How Far the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface are Referable to Causes Now in Operation.
John Murray, 1835, fourth edition, four volumes, xviii, 406; [4], 465, [1]; [4], 455, [1]; [4], 456 pages, frontis, fifteen plates (including four hand-coloured, ten folding, six maps), repaired tear to vol. 4 title page (laid down), top edges gilt, quarter morocco bindings. (4)

Sold for £160
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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