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Author: Alexander von Humboldt; Elise C Otté; Henry G Bohn
Publisher: London, G. Bell, 1884.
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, G. Bell, 1884
(OCoLC)613152487
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander von Humboldt; Elise C Otté; Henry G Bohn
OCLC Number: 15288449
Description: xxx, 452 pages color frontispiece facsimile 19 cm.
Contents: Steppes and deserts.--Cataracts of the Orinoco.--Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forest.--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
Responsibility: with scientific illustrations. By Alexander von Humboldt. Tr. from the German by E.C. Otté and Henry G. Bohn ...

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