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

Author: Alexander von Humboldt; Elise C Otté; Henry G Bohn
Publisher: London : G. Bell, 1878.
Series: Bohn's scientific library
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Views of nature.
London : G. Bell, 1878
(OCoLC)795040624
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander von Humboldt; Elise C Otté; Henry G Bohn
OCLC Number: 12249127
Notes: Translation of Ansichten der natur.
Description: xxx, 452 pages including frontispiece (facsimile) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Steppes and deserts.--On the 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
Contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation
Responsibility: With scientific illustrations. By Alexander von Humboldt. Tr. from the German. By E.C. Otté and H.G. Bohn.

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