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BROWNE, Henry (1768--1839)
The geology of Scripture, illustrating the operation of the deluge, and the effects of which it was productive: with a consideration of Scripture history, in reference to Stonehenge and Abury, in Wiltshire; and to the Caves of Elephanta and Salsette, and the wonders of Elora , in Hindoostan; a statement of new and important views of geology, resulting from information contained in Scripture, and an interesting tour from Christchurch, along the banks of the river Avon, and across the Wansdyke, to Abury. By H. Browne, of Amesbury, lecturer on ancient and modern history.
Frome printed by W.P. Penny, and sold by the author, 1832.
vi, [2], 216 p., 9 litho. pl. (2 hand-col.), [1] hand-col. map ; 22.6 cm. (8º)

With a dedication to Dr. Buckland, i.e. the geologist William Buckland.

Copy Notes With ALs in ink attached to the front free-endpaper from the author in Amesbury dated (in another hand) 5 Nov. 1832 referring to the fact that Soane had previously subscribed to the work with the very liberal donation of a Guinea, through the medium or Mr. Baron(?) and apologising for the delay in its publication. Unopened after p. 189.

Binding Publisher's quarter purple cloth, grey-green paper boards, printed paper spine-label.

Reference Number 4798


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