** Rare ** Archibald Geikie Life of Sir Roderick I Murchison 2 Vols 1st Edn 1875


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Author: Archibald Geikie Title: The Campaign of 1882 in Egypt  Publication:  First Thus Published By J.B. hayward & Son London 1973……..(See Pictures) Condition Of Books: Two Volume Set In Lovely Clean green cloth with gilt titles to spines.Chocolate coloured endpapers in excellent condition,No previous names or inscriptions present.The books have firm bindings with no hinge weakness.Lovely tight square copies.Only minor spotting tio the page edges prevents a grading of ‘Fine’ Illustrated with several portraits and woodcuts.Vol 1 (xii) 385pp Vol 2 (vi) 375pp First Edition [1875] Great set for the collector of this set which came from an impressive Private Library of Academic and rare books on Africa,Asia,Science and EngineeringSir Roderick Murchison: He was a distinguished and renowned geologist who identified the Silurian system whixch was a very important milestone in geology, it established the oldest fossil-bearing bedrock then known. He studies at the Royal Institution as a fellow of the Geological Society. He quickly became one of the most prominent members of the Society. Murchison is likely remembered best for his devotion and contribution to British imperial expansion. As president of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), which he helped found, he was able to shape much of Britain’s overseas research effort both in the official empire and beyond.We are members of the P.B.F.A. And Adhere to Their Guidelines and Code of Conduct

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