The Geology of Wiltshire: A Field Guide by R. S. Barron

The Geology of Wiltshire: A Field Guide by R. S. Barron lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop.

Moonraker Press, 1976, Paperback.

Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Tables;

From the cover: Landscape, the flora and fauna, villages and their historical growth are all ultimately related to the rocks or sequence of rocks over which the countryside has grown. This book which has been written for the student of geology, for the naturalist, and for all those with an interest in the local history and topography of Wiltshire provides an authoritative and practical outline of the countys geology, a list of principal exposures, and detailed references for further study.

The text is divided into eight sections: Wiltshires Cotswolds, the Clay Vale, the Chalk Downlands, the Vale of Pewsey, Salisbury Plain, the Vale of Wardour, South Wiltshire, and the Greensands of the West. It is illustrated with 85 specially drawn maps and diagrams, and as well as a Glossary there is a suggested seven-day tour of Wiltshires geology.

Good. Heavily faded at the spine. Wrappers sealed in mylar. Text complete, clean and tight.

176 pages. Index. 8¼” x 6¾”.

This book will be eventually reach my delightful website…(added to my Geology category.) but get 60% off buying from this very blog blog… Buy it now for just £2.60 + P&P! Of course, if you don’t like this one there are plenty more available here!


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