WONDERS OF NATURE AND ART - 1832 NATURAL PHENOMENA, ANIMALS, CURIOSITIES
Book Details + Condition: A.K. Newman and Co. (London). Third edition, 1832. Hardcover. Scarce. 568 pages. Subtitled, "Comprising upwards of three hundred of the most remarkable curiosities and phenomena in the known world. With an appendix of interesting experiments, in different arts and sciences, for the instruction and entertainment of young people. Selected from the researches of eminent travellers, historians, and naturalists." Topics include different species of animals, antiquities and ancient architecture, geography and weather, inventions, and more. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Gilt lettering to spine. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; wear to original boards; cloth missing / chipped to corner of spine and chipping to spine ends; interior is clean and free of markings, save owner name on reverse of title page.