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 Geological Society of London


Founded 1807.

Catalogue, 1846

1. English, 1846 [First edition].
Catalogue | Of The | Books And Maps | In The Library | Of The | Geological Society | Of London. | [rule] | London: | Printed By R. And J.E. Taylor, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street. | Sold At The Apartments Of The Society In Somerset House. | [rule] | MDCCCXLVI.

8°: [i]-xv, [1], [1]-225, [1] p. Page size: 230 x 142 mm.

Contents: [i-ii], Title page, verso blank.; [iii]-iv, "Library Regulations."; [v], "List Of Books, | of which one Copy is always to be kept in the Library | for Reference."; [vi], Blank.; [vii]-ix, "Preface."; [x], Blank.; [xi]-xv, "Contents."; [1 pg], Blank.; [1]-202, Text.; 203-205, "Addenda."; [206], Blank.; [207]-225, "Index Of Reference | To | Authors And Places."; [1 pg], "Printed By Richard And John E. Taylor."

Rare. This is the first published catalog of the library of the Geological Society of London. It is a classified listing journals, geological books, miscellaneous subjects, and maps. It was updated over the course of 35 years by the publication of supplemental volumes, until a new comprehensive catalogue was printed in 1881 [which see below].

Supplement, 1856: Supplemental catalogue of the Books, Maps, Sections, and Drawings in the library of the Geological Society of London. London, 1856. [BL shelfmark, 11900.d.12.]

Supplement, 18  :

Supplement, 1863: Third Supplement-Catalogue of the library of the Geological Society of London ... 1860-63. London, 1863. [BL shelfmark, 823.g.47*.]

Bibliographical references: BL [W33/7061]. Bridson, History of Natural History, 1994: Bc232.

2. English, 1881.
Catalogue of the library of the Geological Society of London. Compiled ... by James Dallas ... London, Geological Society, Taylor & Francis for the Geological Society, 1881.

8°: 618 p.

Rare. Compiled by James Dallas. This is an author catalog of the materials contained in the Library of the Geological Survey of London, which at the time had one of the greatest geological literature holdings in the world.

Supplements, 1895-1935: Geological Literature Added to the Geological Society's Library. July-December 1894 (-1934). London. 37 annual volumes. [USGS, R042.2 G293g.]

Bibliographical references: BL [W38/9651]. BMC: 2, 658. Bridson, History of Natural History, 1994: Bc232. Margerie, Bibliographies Géologiques, 1896: no. 1711. NUC. USGS Library Catalog.

The History of the Geological Society of London by Horace B. Woodward. (London, 1907).
See under: Woodward, Horace Bolingbroke.

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