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The world before the deluge. by  Louis FIGUIER - Hardcover - 1872 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The world before the deluge.

by FIGUIER, Louis

Condition: Near Fine


1872 World Before the Deluge Figuier Science Geology Illustrated Dinosaurs
Louis Figuier was a renowned 19th-century French chemist who published an important work on geology – "La Terre avant le deluge". This work, illustrated by Edouard Riou, was one of Figuier's most successful works, gaining critical acclaim from his contemporaries for his thoughts on geological history and the origin of modern man.
This 1872 American edition was edited and translated into English by Henry William Bristow, an English geologist and naturalist, who, according to the DNB, laid "the foundations on which his successors can build, and whose services to British geology are more lasting than showy."
This book with its 235 illustrations would make an excellent addition to the library of any scholar or geology enthusiast.
Item number: #5540Price: $350
FIGUIER, Louis
The world before the deluge.
New York, D. Appleton & Co., 1872.
Details: Collation: Complete with all pagesviii, 518, [2 ads]235 illustrationsReferences: Dictionary of National Biography 01Language: EnglishBinding: Cloth; tight & secureSize: ~7.5in X 5.5in (19cm x 14cm)Auction records and price comparisons at $600
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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5540
  • Title: The world before the deluge.
  • Author: FIGUIER, Louis
  • Format/binding: Cloth; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton & Co
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1872
  • Keywords: 1872 World Before the Deluge Figuier Science Geology Illustrated Dinosaurs rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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