Aspects of nature, in different lands and climates; with scientific elucidations
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859
Sabine, Elizabeth Juliana, 1807-1879
Grant, Thomas Macpherson
London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849
Contents: v. 1. Steppes and deserts. Cataracts of the Orinoco. Nocturnal life of animals in the primeval forest. Hypsometric addenda.- v. 2. Physiognomy 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.
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