On the consolidation of the strata of the earth. Offprint.
On the consolidation of the strata of the earth. Offprint from Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 4to.,16pp. Wrappers, uncut. Margins of title and one or two other leaves chipped and a little soiled. good copy.
FIRST SEPARATE EDITION, INSCRIBED on title to the Earl of Spencer from Capt. Hall, the author's son. Sir James Hall was the founder of experimental geology, which he undertook mostly to prove the sharply contested points in his friend James Hutton's uniformitarian theory. This paper on consolidation of strata was Hall's last piece of experimental geology. Very scarce.
Edition: 1st edition
Book Id: 12329