Die geologischen Verhältnisse der Inseln Lanzarote und Fuertaventura [with] Complement aux notes geologiques, publiees dans les nouveaux Memoires de la Societe Helvetiques des sciences naturelles, Tome XIV. 2 Extracts. Georg Hartung, Jean Baptiste Greppin.
Die geologischen Verhältnisse der Inseln Lanzarote und Fuertaventura [with] Complement aux notes geologiques, publiees dans les nouveaux Memoires de la Societe Helvetiques des sciences naturelles, Tome XIV. 2 Extracts.

Die geologischen Verhältnisse der Inseln Lanzarote und Fuertaventura [with] Complement aux notes geologiques, publiees dans les nouveaux Memoires de la Societe Helvetiques des sciences naturelles, Tome XIV. 2 Extracts.

Zurich: 1856; 1857. Two articles extracted from the Supplement to a German geology volume, including a long essay by German geologist Georg Hartung on the geology of the Canary Islands (Lanzarote & Fuerteventura Islands). The Hartung essay with 10 folding plates, very bright and clean.

Hartung (1821 - 1891) had a strong influence on Sir Charles Lyell, founder of modern geology; he was living on Madeira when Lyell was there performing research which was later published in his 'Principles of Geology'. The two geologists undertook much exploration of the volcanic Canary Islands together.

4to, Hartung: 163pp, 10 folding plates. Greppin: 14pp, [2]pp, 1 color folding plate. Very good condition. Item #25148

Price: $175.00

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