Scope and Contents
This notebook with green and pink marbled covers covers Lyell's journey from Nicolosi to Piazza. It contains notes in faint pencil and some ink on the stratification of southern Sicily; 'Duration of species'; and 'Extinction of species'. The front plate reads, "No 7, Sicily 1828, Nicolosi Dec 6th to Piazza Dec 22nd". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the...
6 December 1828-22 December 1828