Miller, Hugh, with William Samuel Symonds >>
Title Cruise of the Betsey, The, Or, a Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides : With Rambles of a Geologist, Or, Ten Thousand Miles over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First US Edition
Publisher Boston: Gould & Lincoln; 1858
Seller ID 15524
524 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, blindstamped decor, gilt title on spine, pale yellow endpapers, 524 pages, a few b/w illustrations in text, footnotes. ; Part 1, early memoirs of the great naturalist and fossil hunter Hugh Miller of Edinburgh, Scotland. Part 2, Miller's memoirs covering the years 1840-1848. Both parts edited by William Samuel Symonds. ; PLEASE NOTE: This is an actual book from 1858, not an overpriced flimsy reprint. ; Complete title: 'The Cruise of the Betsey, Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides; With Rambles of a Geologist, Or, Ten Thousand Miles over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland'. Published in 1858 by Gould & Lincoln, Boston, authorized publisher. ; Cloth shows light wear at extremities. Rear free endpaper and front flyleaf both missing. Front endpaper has 'District No 5 No 17' in perfect cursive hand in old very faded ink. Light foxing throughout. No other marks. Binding tight. A fascinating old book.