Item #15616 On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs. Charles Darwin, Edited, Joseph W. Williams.
On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs
On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs
On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs
On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs
On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs

On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs

London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., c1900. The Scott Library Edition. A Very Good Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt stamped titles and decoration. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. 8vo; pp. xxiv, 278, [2](adv.), [16](adv. for The Scott Library); col. folding map, 4 col. plates, numerous text illusts., appendix, index.

Included after the index is the text of a paper by Darwin first published in the Philosophical Magazine in 1841.

Very Good / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #15616

Darwin made copious observations on coral reefs, atolls and ocean islands. In documenting the morphology and geology of the mid-ocean features Darwin defined parameters for specific features and hypothesized about their formation.

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