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The World Before the Deluge [c.1870/90s]

£17.99

Product description

Undated, published by Cassell, Petter, & Galpin. Likely published between 1872 to 1895, it is described as newly edited and revised by H W Bristow. With 235 black & white illustrations. Red boards with gilt lettering and cover illustration, gilt edges to pages. Includes table of strata and index at rear of book.

Written by Louis Figuier (1819–1894), a French scientist and writer, and first published in France in 1863 with the first English translation published in 1872.

A fascinating scientific book, 'written with the object of tracing the progressive steps by which the earth has reached its present state, from that condition of chaos when it 'was without form and void'... and to describe the various convulsions and transformations through which it has successively passed'.

In pretty good condition overall. There is a split on both the front and rear end papers where they meet the spine, however the spine is still attached. Slight yellowing to pages, and darkening of the boards.

Item details

Added value:
Early Edition
Author(s):
Louis Figuier
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19cm x 14cm
Edition:
Circa 1870s-1890s
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
518
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, & Galpin
Title:
The World Before the Deluge

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Undated, published by Cassell, Petter, & Galpin. Likely published between 1872 to 1895, it is described as newly edited and revised by H W Bristow. With 235 black & white illustrations. Red boards with gilt lettering and cover illustration, gilt edges to pages. Includes table of strata and index at rear of book.

Written by Louis Figuier (1819–1894), a French scientist and writer, and first published in France in 1863 with the first English translation published in 1872.

A fascinating scientific book, 'written with the object of tracing the progressive steps by which the earth has reached its present state, from that condition of chaos when it 'was without form and void'... and to describe the various convulsions and transformations through which it has successively passed'.

In pretty good condition overall. There is a split on both the front and rear end papers where they meet the spine, however the spine is still attached. Slight yellowing to pages, and darkening of the boards.

Added value:
Early Edition
Author(s):
Louis Figuier
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19cm x 14cm
Edition:
Circa 1870s-1890s
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
518
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, & Galpin
Title:
The World Before the Deluge

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