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Aspects of nature in different lands and different climates: Humboldt's aspects: with scientific elucidations

Creator/Contributor:
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859, creator
Sabine, Mrs. Elizabeth Juliana Leeves, 1807-1879
Sabine, Mrs. Elizabeth Juliana Leeves, 1807-1879, translator.
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans ... and John Murray
Creation Date:
1849
Edition:
[3rd ed.]
Extent:
2 v. ; 19 cm.
Language:
English
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
v. I. Steppes and deserts -- Cataracts of the Orinoco -- Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forest -- Hypsometric addenda -- v. II. Physiognony of plants -- On the structure and mode of action of volcanos in different parts of the globe -- The vital force, or The Rhodian genius -- The plateau of Caxamarca, the ancient capital of the Inca Atahuallpa, and the first view of the Pacific Ocean from the crest of Andes.
Subjects:
Science
Plant morphology
Physical geography
South America--Description and travel
Botany
Notes:
"In two volumes."
"Authorised edition"--Spines of both vols.
Includes bibliographical references.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2008. (Open Collections Program at Harvard University. Expeditions and discoveries).
Attribution:
by Alexander von Humboldt ; translated by Mrs. Sabine.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
Q171 .H87 1849a
Repository:
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Arnold Arboretum Library (Cambridge), Botany Libraries, Harvard University
Widener Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990051615690203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990051615690203941/catalog