Researches In Asia Minor, Pontus, And Armenia; With Some Account Of Their Antiquities And Geology. John William Hamilton.
Researches In Asia Minor, Pontus, And Armenia; With Some Account Of Their Antiquities And Geology

Researches In Asia Minor, Pontus, And Armenia; With Some Account Of Their Antiquities And Geology

London: John Murray, 1842. First edition. Hardcover. 544 and 508 pages. 22 1/2 X 15 cm. Two fold-out maps, twelve lithographed plates, and wood engraved text illustrations. Complete with half titles and folding tables. In 1835 the author made a geological tour of the Levant with Hugh Edwin Strickland, continuing on his own, the Asia Minor portion of the trip resulted in this work. Hamilton was president of the Geological Society, 1854-1866. He also served as a member of Parliament for Newport, Isle of Wight. ATABEY 552. BLACKMER 779. 'His work is full of valuable information, painstakingly collected.'' Scattered light foxing, Large fold-out map in Vol. II repaired with archival tape. Orig. publisher's cloth stamped in blind, rebacked, endpapers renewed, gilt lettered leather spine labels. Very good/Near fine. 2 vols. Item #22805

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