Toronto: W. C. Chewett and Co., 1864. First Edition. 8vo. 236 pp. Index. Woodcut illustrations. Half-black leather spine over grey-black pebbled cloth covered boards; black leather title label affixed to front cover. A very good copy (wear to extremities; small snag to spine head & scuffing to spine tail; fading to covers). Item #20929
Contents include: Part 1- How Minerals are Distinguished from One Another; Part 11 - The Minerals of Canada; Part 111 - How Rocks are Classified and Distinguished: With Special Reference to the Rocks of Canada; Part IV - Some Remarks on Organic Remains with Special Rreference to Canadian Forms; Part V - Canadian Rock Formations: Their Sub-divisions, Fossils, Economic Materials, and Topographical Distribution.