Edinburgh: Black, 1859. hardcover. 8 (of 9) lithograph plates, 29 text engravings. 8vo, 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, g.t. Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1859. Very good (+). very good(+).
First collected edition by Forbes, a pioneer in the scientific study of the phenomena of glaciers. With extracts from the letters of Faraday and Darwin.