Title: Wonders and Beauties of Creation
Publisher: Gall and Inglis. No date, research reveals it to be late 1800s.
Condition: Decorative cloth. Fraying on cover. A few library stamps, edges tanned. Beautifully illustrated with many black and white plates.
About the book:
The book is a compilation of famous writers’ words about nature. Excerpts from Rousseau, Coleridge, Marco Polo, Pliny, Columbus, Ruskin and others are presented according to themes – great waterfalls, volcanoes, rivers and such. Contains illustrated plates of various sites around the world, such as the Kinchinjunga (Kanchenjunga), the Great Geyser, and the River Amazon.