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Charles Lyell was a long-winded know-it-all like most evolution advocates. This book was full of speculation. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Carmen Box
Not for the faint-of-heart of the weak-of-spirit. This book is looong and boring, but it is worth it! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Matt Lemmon
The first 130 pages are difficult to read . The first word and the last word on most of the first 130 pages are missing, some of the pages are missing. Read morePublished on April 19, 2013 by Charles O'Ryan
Fully agree with the other 1 star reviews--this reprint (from "FP Pubs", or Filiquarian Publishing) has been very poorly scanned, with many pages blurry, or often with one whole... Read morePublished on September 24, 2012 by JFL
Affordable is one thing...unreadable is another. Amazon you should get this unreadable OCR copy of a Harvard College original off your "shelves". Read morePublished on April 22, 2011 by Martha Beck
Penguin Classics has done it again with this excellent edition of Charles Lyell's (1797-1875) pathbreaking study on geology. Read morePublished on August 25, 2010 by Ronald H. Clark