Posts tagged plates

"Unopened plate (between pp 212-213), illustrating E. F. Boyd, his “On a Part of the Carboniferous or Mountain Limestone Series of Northumberland,” inTransactions, North of England Institute of Mining Engineers, vol. 9 (1860-61). (Google Books image here ; article pp 185-225)

Digitized March 7, 2011 from copy at Ghent University (internal stamp of Université de Gand., Laboratoire de Géologie, and bookplate of Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Geologisch Laboratorium).

Boyd’s essay is beautifully written. More images (no hands), from other articles in other volumes of these Transactions, start here.”

Submitted by John McVey (asfaltics). 

Inscription on verso of plate bleeds through (see also: “sailing chariot”).

The frontispiece to Curiosities for the Ingenious: Selected from the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History, and General Literature (1822). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 22, 2009.