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by Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859; Schoell, Frédéric, 1766-1833, publisher; Stone, John Hurford, 1763-1818, printer; Bouquet, Louis, 1765-1814, engraver; Gmelin, Wilhelm Friedrich, 1760-1820, engraver; Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859. Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du nouveau continent
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Introduction dated: 1813
Topics: Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Montañas, Montañas, Indios
Vuillaume C A Manuel Maconnique Ou Tuileur De Tous Les Rites De Maconnerie Pratiques En France 1820
Topic: Vuillaume C A Manuel Maconnique Ou Tuileur De Tous Les Rites De Maconnerie Pratiques En France 1820
Topics: 1656-1708, Description and travel, Middle East, Natural history, Plants, Pre-Linnean works,...
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by Aspreno Galante, Gennaro
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Art, Christian art and symbolism
Mundus Subterraneus is the most geological of Kircher's works. This book is notable for containing early plates of the Earth's interior, and views of spectacular eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Mt. Etna. Plato's Atlantis is represented as an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Kircher also examines water and fire cycles--providing detailed explanations of hydrophylacia (modern aquifers) and pyrophylacia (modern magma chambers). Furthermore, this is one of the first books dealing with...
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Topics: Science, Geology, Natural history