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The Life and Correspondence of William Buckland, D.D., F.R.S

Biography / Memoir

Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Earth Science

By: William Buckland and Elizabeth Oke Gordon

320 pages, 21 b/w illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 2010 | #186872 | ISBN-13: 9781108021630
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About this book

A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

First published in 1894, this biography details the life of renowned geologist William Buckland (1784-1856) who, along with Sedgwick and Lyell, was one of the pioneers of modern geological inquiry.


Contents

Preface W. Boyd Dawkins; 1. 1784-1808; 2. 1808-1822; 3. 1822-1824; 4. 1825-1830; 5. 1831-1841; 6. 1839-1845; 7. Landslip at Axmouth, 1839; 8. The Bridgewater Treatise on 'Geology and Mineralogy considered with reference to Natural Theology'; 9. Life at Westminster; 10. The garden at Islip; Appendix; Index.


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