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Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth

John Playfair

Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth

a facsimile reprint

by John Playfair

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Published by Dover in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1802.

Statementwith an intro. by G. W. White.
The Physical Object
Pagination528p.
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13693413M

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Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. Edinburgh: [Neill & Co. for] Caddell and Davies; William Creech, First edition, a beautiful copy in contemporary binding, of “one of the most conspicuous landmarks in the progress of British geology” (DSB).

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It went far toward establishing the correctness of uniformitarianism, the cornerstone on which the science of geology is erected. Jan 08,  · Title: Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

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Cambridge Core - History of Science: General Interest - Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth - by John PlayfairCited by: James Hutton, whose Theory of the Earth () marks the conventional discovery of deep time in British Geological thought, might have occupied but a footnote to history if his unreadable treatise had not been epitomized by his friend, and brilliant prose stylist, John Playfair, in Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth ( Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth [].

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