Beach Rambles in Search of Seaside Pebbles and Crystals with some observations on the origin of the Diamond and other Precious Stones
By Francis, J. G.
Pp. (ii), 186; chromolithograph frontispiece, 7 chromolithograph plates labeled Plate 1 to VII, 2 wood engravings. Publisher’s original orange cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, a circular colored onlay mounted on the front cover, rear cover with printed list of 24 titles in Reeve’s Popular Natural Histories series, 12 mo (165 x 125 mm; 6.5 x 5 inches). The introduction is dated 1859 and the title page is dated 1866. This is a quaint little book about collecting “rocks” on the seashore. Small signature of Jas Jack at the top edge of the title page.
|Publisher||George Routledge and Sons|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Part of the circular colored onlay has chipped away, there is a wrinkle to the rear board, there is edge-wear to the cloth, a tight copy in good condition.|