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REYNOLDS, James

Reynold's Geological Atlas of Great Britain

James Reynolds, 174, Strand, London, [1860]
Octavo (225 x 140 mm.), full contemporary red cloth, blind embossed boards. With gold embossed title to the upper board. With a typographic title with index of maps to the verso, a coloured Geological Reference chart and 33 coloured maps including general maps of England and Wales, North Wales, South Wales and Scotland, pp. (2), 16, (2) on the Geological Structure of Great Britain. Gutta percha perished, otherwise in good condition.
The FIRST EDITION OF REYNOLD’S GEOLOGICAL ATLAS. The ‘Reynolds’ Travelling Atlas of England’ was first published in 1848 by James Reynold (fl. 1848-60). The maps were all engraved by John Emslie. From 1860 Reynolds used these maps for a ‘Geological Atlas of Great Britain’ in lithography adding to each county coloured geological delineation’s. The atlas was also expanded with a geological map of Scotland. Beresiner pp. 183-6.
Stock number: 8964

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