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(1818 – )

This Society was founded on 11 February 1814 in Penzance, Cornwall, and rapidly became one of the leading societies of the day.

1. English, 1818-~~~~ [Periodical].
Transactions | Of The | Royal Geological Society | Of | Cornwall. | Instituted February 11th, 1814. | [tapered rule] | Volume The First. | [double rule] | [...4 lines of quotation...] | [double rule] | London: | Printed And Sold By William Phillips, George Yard, | Lombard Street. | [rule] | 1818.

Vol. 1 (1818)-     . Frequency varies. Vol. 6, includes the society's annual reports for 1844-1846. Publication suspended 1939-1942. Rare.

Bibliographical references: Bolton, Catalogue of Periodicals, 1897. NUC. Union List of Serials. USGS Library Catalog.

2. English, 1882 [First edition].
A Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall Compiled by William Ambrose Taylor. Plymouth, W.Brendon and Son, 1882.

8°: 160 p. This catalogue gives just a taste of the amazing collection that was lost to Cornwall in the ill conceived sell off of this library, mainly in job lots at auction, between 1977 and 1999. Rare.

Bibliographical references: BL [2719.x.1229]. NUC. USGS Library Catalog.