Thesaurus Siluricus. The flora and fauna of the Silurian period, with addenda (from recent acquisitions).

By: Bigsby, John J.

Price: £125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Small quarto, frontispiece map, pp lii, 214, endpapers a little foxed and blotched, otherwise clean internally, pages bruised at the lower and upper inner corners near the spine, original cloth-backed boards, slightly worn and soiled, spine slightly torn at the head. VERY SCARCE. [Bigsby was an English physician who became known for his work on geology, an interest developed while on military service in Lower and Upper Canada, during 1818 to 1826. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society. In 1850, he published a lively book, The Shoe and Canoe, recounting his life and travels in British North America, . In 1868, he published his most important scientific work, Thesaurus Siluricus, being a list of all the fossils which occur in the Silurian formation across the world. ]

Title: Thesaurus Siluricus. The flora and fauna of the Silurian period, with addenda (from recent acquisitions).

Author Name: Bigsby, John J.

Categories: Botany, Geology, Zoology, Victorian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John van Voorst: 1868

Binding: Cloth-backed boards

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 015070