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The Map That Changed the World: the Tale of William Smith And the Birth of a Science by Simon Winchester

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Winchester tells the fascinating story of an Oxfordshire blacksmith's orphaned son who discovered an unmistakable pattern in the rocks. From this, William Smith developed the first true geographical map following fossils and rock patterns, earning him a place in history as the father of modern geology. Line drawings. Maps throughout, 2 in color. This 2001 Viking Hardback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9780670884070 SKU: 1324480 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.