IMPORTANT WORK ON VULCANOLOGY WITH ADDITIONAL APPENDIX - ANOTHER WRITER ON VOLCANOS' COPY (1872)

SCROPE, G. Poulett

Volcanos. The Character of Their Phenomena, their Share in the Structure and Composition of the Surface of the Globe, and their Relation to its Internal Forces. With a Descriptive Catalogue of all known Volcanos and Volcanic Formations. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. With Prefatory Remarks, and a List of Recent Earthquakes and Eruptions

Published: London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer

Date: 1872

tall 8vo. [2 (half-title)], xi, [1 (corrigenda)], 24, 482, (483-)506 (Appendix II), (483)-490 (index), [2 (blank)], 24 (advts. dated March 1872)pp., errata slip loosely inset, coloured lithograph frontispiece (an eruption of Vesuvius), large folding coloured world map (showing volcanic areas), numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text, purple cloth pictorially blocked and lettered in gilt on front cover, spine lettered in gilt, some light fading to cloth on sides and spine faded to a light tan, bookplate removed from front endpaper, some light foxing and dustiness, neatly recased with the original endpaper reused, very good

Provenance
Manuscript report (1902) of the Mount Peter volcano on a rear blank and several other volcano reports clipped from newspapers loosely inset. Signed on half-title "G. F Rodwell/ April 1879" and later "?? Arthur Brenan/ Oct 1890/ Cushendun" and on verso of front endpaper "G F R Copy".

£200

Offered by P & B Rowan