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The Waters of the Earth by Anonymous - 1st Edition - from E C Books and Biblio.com

The Waters of the Earth

by Anonymous

Condition: Very Good/N


London: Religious Tract Society A VG copy of this relatively scarce book. Undated but with a tipped in note that this (and others) were given as presents on January 2nd 1851. A lovely little book, written from the perspective that nature and its intricacies were daily evidence of the work of God. With descriptions of water in many forms - from Niagara Falls to dewdrops. In the original decorative cloth binding with gilt design and titles to front board and gilt titles to spine and blind stamped decoration to both boards. All page edges gilt. With numerous black and white engravings. The binding is in very good clean and bright condition, with a little fading to the spine and a little bumping to corners. The original endpapers are present with a little marking and a presentation slip pasted in at the front. The text is clean and bright. Small light book - please enquire if you would like us to assess postage at cost.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031616
  • Title: The Waters of the Earth
  • Author: Anonymous
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Religious Tract Society
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Water, Religious Tract Society, Niagara Falls, victorian natural history
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; RELIGION;


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