London: John Murray, 1841. Second edition. Hardcover. 19 x 11 cm. 12 mo. 437 + 460 pages. Two volumes bound in one. Blue cloth. 8 plates 4 of which are hand colored. Rubbing to the spine oif the cloth. Crack to fold between back cover and spine, ~5.5 cm in length. Very Good. Item #52429
Charles Lyell was an influencial author in Huttonian Geology. The present is the key to the past. Elements concerns more ancient geology, while his Principles of Geology is focused on more of the present.