Aspects of the Earth: A Popular Account of some Familiar Geological Phenomena.
by SHALER, Nathaniel Southgate (1841-1906).
London:: Smith, Elder, 1890., 1890. Large 8vo. xix, , 344 pp. Frontis., figs., index. Brown blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; extremities rubbed. Very good. Shaler was an American paleontologist and evolutionist. He taught at Harvard for most of his life, and eventually ascended to the position of Dean of Sciences. Contents: "The Stability of the Earth," "Caverns and Cavern Life," "Rivers and Valleys," "The Instability of the Atmosphere," "Forests of North America," "The Origin and Nature of Soils."
(Inventory #: SW1649)
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