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Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792–1871

The Silurian system : founded on geological researches in the counties of Salop, Hereford, Radnor, Montgomery, Caernarthen, Brecon, Pembroke, Monmouth, Gloucester, Worcester, and Stafford : with descriptions of the coalfields and overlying formations / by Roderick Impey Murchison ... ; in two parts.

London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1839.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., maps ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QE661 .M87 1839+ Oversize
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Lithographs by Day & Haghe, Andrew Picken, George Scharf, and Charles Joseph Hullmandel; after Mrs. Phillips, Thomas Webster, Lady Harriet Clive, Charlotte Murchison, Roderick Impey Murchison, and Charlotte Louisa Traherne.
Maps engraved by J. Gardner.
Printed by Richard and John E. Taylor, Red lion Court, Fleet Street.
Paged continuously.
List of subscribers: p. [vii]-xii.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy, 2 v. in 1, bound in gilt-stamped calf. Inscribed: Frederick Dixon Holland presented to him on his 21st birthday from his Uncle & Aunt Lewis. Library label: Montpellier Library. Cheltenham. Bound similarly with: The Silurian region and adjacent counties of England & Wales geologically illustrated [map] (BACRB: QE661 .M87 1839a+).
Subject Terms:
Geology -- England -- Maps.
Geology -- Wales -- Maps.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Silurian.
Holland, Frederick Dixon -- Provenance.
Monpellier Library (Cheltenham) -- Provenance.
Murray, John -- Publisher.
Taylor, Richard and John E. -- Printer.
Wood engravings -- 1839.
Lithographs -- 1839.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1839.
Engravings -- 1839.
Gardner, J., engraver.
Day & Haghe, lithographer.
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850, lithographer.
Picken, Andrew, 1815-1845, lithographer.
Scharf, George, 1788-1860, lithographer.
Clive, Harriet Windsor, 1797-1869, ill.
Murchison, Charlotte, 1788-1869, ill.
Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871, ill.
Phillips, Mrs., ill.
Traherne, Charlotte Louisa, -1880, ill.
Webster, Thomas, 1800-1886, ill.

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