Adventures in Earth History: Being a Volume of Significant Writings from Original Sources on Cosmology, Geology, Climatology, Organic Evolution, and related topics from the time of Nicolaus Steno to the present

By Cloud, Preston (editor)

SKU# 17550

$ 12.00

Pp. xv, 1015; 450+ maps, geological sections, line-drawings and black-and-white photos.  Publisher’s original red and black stiff printed wrappers, thick lg 8vo.  Presents 83 chapters on all aspects of Earth history from the origin of the universe to the evolution of humans.  The first section presents classic papers on the development of the scientific method to uniformitarianism.  There is an introduction to the volume by the editor, Preston Cloud.  No ownership marks and few signs of use.

Publisher W. H. Freeman
Publisher Place San Francisco
Date Published 1970
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description The stiff wrappers are a bit curled along their leading edges, the text is bright and clean with no signs of use; a tight copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition