Gaussen, Professor L.; Translated By Mrs. Campbell Overend
Title: The World's Birthday. A Book For the Young.
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: London, Edinburgh and New York T. Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1875
Seller ID: 000747
Contains two coloured lithograph plates [of the moon and its craters and the sun and its solar spots] and eight other wood engraved plates of fossils , ammonites etc. This book attempts to explain to the reader the book of Genesis, and to provide meaning behind the world as it is. Red cloth boards with black and gilt decoration. 270 pp. plus two pages of book adverts. Corners worn, spine faded and bumped. Front and rear hinges cracked. Spotting to end papers and very occasional brown spots internally. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
LITHOGRAPHS, WOOD ENGRAVING, FOSSILS, RELIGION,