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Views of nature, or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation : with scientific illustrations

Author: Alexander von Humboldt; Elise C Otté; Henry G Bohn
Publisher: London : H.G. Bohn, 1850.
Series: Bohn's scientific library.
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Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Views of nature, or, Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation.
London : H.G. Bohn, 1850
(OCoLC)593843467
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander von Humboldt; Elise C Otté; Henry G Bohn
OCLC Number: 7347277
Language Note: Translation of: Ansichten der Natur.
Notes: Translation of: Ansichten der Natur.
"Humboldt's Cosmos. Henry G. Bohn's rejoinder, Feb. 28, 1849": 7, [1] p. at end.
Description: xxx, 452, 7, [1] pages, [2] leaves of plates : 2 illustrations (1 color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Steppes and deserts --
Cataracts of the Orinoco --
Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forests --
Ideas for a physiognomy of plants --
On the structure and mode of action of volcanos in different parts of the earth --
Vital force, or the Rhodian genius --
The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and first view of the Pacific from the ridge of the Andes.
Series Title: Bohn's scientific library.
Other Titles: Ansichten der Natur.
Views of nature
Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation
Responsibility: by Alexander von Humboldt ; translated from the German by E.C. Otté and Henry G. Bohn ; with a frontispiece from a sketch by the author, a fac-simile of his handwriting, and a comprehensive index.

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