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Title:
The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar and Equatorial Regions of the Globe.

Author:
Hartwig, Dr. G.

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
A.L. Bancroft

Date:
1871

Description:
xx, [17]-761 pp. Edited, with additional chapters by Dr. A.H. Guernsey. Illustrated with nearly 200 wood engravings. 8½x6, original green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. First part includes new material on the acquisition of Alaska and on C. F. Hall's expedition on 1860-62. Considerable detail on climate, vegetation, mammals, birds, seas, marine animals, regional sketches of exploration, peoples, etc. This is a combination of the author's Polar World and his Tropical World, first published in German.

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Condition:
Some rubbing to the spine ends and corners, else very good.


 
Item number:
117083
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