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On the admiration of mountains, the prefatory letter addressed to Jacob Avienus, physician, in Gesner's pamphlet "On milk and substances prepared from milk," first printed at Zürich in 1543. A description of the Riven mountain, commonly called Mount Pilatus, addressed to J. Chrysostome Huber, originally printed with another work of Gesner's at Zürich in 1555.

Author: Conrad Gessner; Henry Douglas Bacon Soulé; William Dock; J Monroe Thorington; Grabhorn Press.
Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Conrad Gessner; Henry Douglas Bacon Soulé; William Dock; J Monroe Thorington; Grabhorn Press.
OCLC Number: 680261
Notes: Magee 182.
"Three hundred & twenty-five copies printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn ... Binding by W. Wheeler."
Description: 4 plates 5-54 pages 3 leaves illustrations 29 cm
Responsibility: Translated by H.B.D. Soulé. Together with On Conrad Gesner and the mountaineering of Theuerdank, by J. Monroe Thorington. Bibliographical notes by W. Dock and J. Monroe Thorington.

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