# 32167

HOWCHIN, Walter

The geology of South Australia. With notes on the chief geological systems and occurrences in the other Australian States. (With a presentation inscription by geologist and Antarctic explorer Sir T. W. Edgeworth David)

$850.00 AUD

Adelaide : Walter Howchin (printed by Gillingham & Co.), 1929. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo (220 x 145 mm), publisher’s black-lettered blue cloth over boards, spine lettered in black (sunned, frayed at head and tail), a significant association copy, the front pastedown inscribed in fountain pen by the distinguished Welsh-Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth David (1858-1934) for ‘L. L. Waterhouse, B.Sc., with T. W. Edgeworth David’s kindest regards & best wishes, December 6 1929’ (Waterhouse was Reader in Economic Geology at the University of Sydney); folding frontispiece map, pp xv, 320, illustrated with b/w photographic plates and text figures throughout; endpapers with light foxing, otherwise contents clean and sound; a very desirable inscribed copy.