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Creator:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
Title(s):

Views of nature : or contemplations on the sublime phenomena of creation; with scientific illustrations / by Alexander von Humboldt; translated from the German by E. C. Otté and Henry G. Bohn .

Additional Title(s):

Ansichten der Natur. English.

Published/Created:
London : Henry G. Bohn, 1850.
Physical Description:
xxx, 452, 7, [1] p. incl. col. front. : facsim. ; 19 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Q171 H862
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes index and publisher's catalog.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 52
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : Advertisements: 40 p. at end, and on end papers.
BAC : "Printed by Harrison and Son."
BAC : Printed note at bottom of frontispiece: "Baxter's patent oil color printing."
Yale Medical Historical library book, in an archival box, transferred from Geology Library, 2013.
Subject Terms:
Physical geography.
Plant morphology.
Science.
South America -- Description and travel.
Contributors:
Otté, Elsie C.
Bohn, Henry G. (Henry George), 1796-1884.
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  • 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.

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