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Cosmos : a sketch of a physical description of the universe

Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Publisher: Balitmore : Johns Hopkins Press, <1997->
Series: Foundations of natural history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This paperback edition reprints the Harper & Brothers edition, published in New York in 1858-59.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander von Humboldt
ISBN: 0801855020 9780801855023 0801855039 9780801855030
OCLC Number: 778270971
Notes: Previously published: New York : Harper & Brothers, 1858.
Description: volumes <2> ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Foundations of natural history.
Other Titles: Kosmos.
Responsibility: by Alexander von Humboldt ; translated from the German by E.C. Ott ̌ ; with an introduction by Michael Dettelbach.

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A century and a half after its initial publication, the book remains a work of enduring value. Magnificently written, with an enduring message to convey Cosmos merits a place in the library of every Read more...

 
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