New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1850. Hardcover. Poor. All volumes have significant tanning and fading of covers. Shelf wear evident, including fraying of cloth along edges and some bumped corners, light soiling. Pages are clean of any markings, but are heavily foxed. Binding is tight. Reading copy only.. Purple cloth over boards with textured borders; beige spine. Volume I: xxii; 23-375 pp., BW frontispiece. Volume II: xviii; 19-367 pp. Volume III: iv; 5-219 pp. of text, plus 19 pp advertisements for books by the publisher. This volume is a translation of the original German text, and is translated by E.C. Otte. Volumes I-II were published in 1850, and Volume III in 1851. This set is an interesting look at the cosmos and geographical and physical features of the world, with a general review of natural phenomena (such as rocks, volcanoes, the Milky Way, and the planetary systems), a history of the physical contemplation of the universe, and results of observations of cosmical phenomena. Though foxed, this is a readable set that would make a great addition to any collections for enthusiasts of the science of the physical world or the universe. (Inventory #: 164198)
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