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Cosmos : a sketch of a physical description of the Universe / Vol. 1 / with an introd. by Nicolaas A. Rupke.

Author: Alexander von Humboldt; Nicolaas A Rupke
Publisher: Baltimore [etc.] : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Series: Foundations of natural history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr
Publication:Cosmos
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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; Nicolaas A Rupke
ISBN: 0801855020 9780801855023
OCLC Number: 772441465
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: New York : Harper & Brothers, 1858.
Description: XLII, 375 p. : portr. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Foundations of natural history.
Responsibility: by Alexander von Humboldt ; transl. from the German by E.C. Otté

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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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