Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1863. Item #63276
Johnson, F.H. GUIDE TO NIAGARA FALLS AND ITS SCENERY, Including All the Points of Interest Both on the American and Canadian Side. Geology and Recession of the Falls, by Charles Lyell. Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1863. 70p., cloth, illus (4 colored plates), spine faded, g-vg. 1st ed. thus. Lyell's comments on the Falls are quoted on pp. 52-61. Lyell (1797-1875) is considered the father of modern geology. His "Travels in North America, with Observations" was published in 1845.