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ANSTED, D.T. In Search of Minerals. (Natural History Rambles).
London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1880.
12mo. 17cm, vi,282p., text illustrations, index, in contemporary full tan calf prize binding, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt decorated borders and centre spine panel foral decorations, dark green crushed morocco label gilt, gilt ruled borders on the boards, french marbled endpapers and edges, school prize book-plate on front paste down endpaper "Ladies College.", signed fine binding "Bickers & Son, London", fine. (sgc) - David Thomas Ansted (1814-1880) was Professor of Geology at King's College, London, 1840 to 1853. This book is a reflection of his particular interest in the practical side of geology. A very attractive fine binding signed "Rickers and Son London."


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