Item Details

The Story of the Earth and Man

by Sir J.W. Dawson... ; with illustrations
Format
Book
Published
New York : John B. Alden, Publisher, [1886?]
Language
English
Description
[1] leaf, 193, [4] p., [15] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Includes preface to 9th edition dated November, 1886, and preface to 1st edition dated 1873.
  • Includes frontispiece and 14 numbered plates. ViU copy has 2 copies of plate VII, bound at p. 54 and p. 62. Plate VI, which should be at p. 54 is not present.
  • Original decorative maroon cloth, with 'Not how many but how good books you have' --Seneca" quote on front.
  • Includes bibliographical footnotes, and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Vachel Lindsay Collection. From the library of Vachel Lindsay, with his hieroglyphic ownership stamp and a presentation inscr. to him from "Mama," dated March 1, 1893. Gift of C. W. Barrett, 1973-4.
Technical Details

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    a| The story of the earth and man / c| by Sir J.W. Dawson... ; with illustrations.
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    a| New York : b| John B. Alden, Publisher, c| [1886?]
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    a| [1] leaf, 193, [4] p., [15] leaves of plates : b| ill. ; c| 21 cm.
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    a| Includes preface to 9th edition dated November, 1886, and preface to 1st edition dated 1873.
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    a| Includes frontispiece and 14 numbered plates. ViU copy has 2 copies of plate VII, bound at p. 54 and p. 62. Plate VI, which should be at p. 54 is not present.
    500
      
      
    a| Original decorative maroon cloth, with 'Not how many but how good books you have' --Seneca" quote on front.
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    a| Includes bibliographical footnotes, and index.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Vachel Lindsay Collection. From the library of Vachel Lindsay, with his hieroglyphic ownership stamp and a presentation inscr. to him from "Mama," dated March 1, 1893. Gift of C. W. Barrett, 1973-4.
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    a| Lindsay, Vachel, d| 1879-1931 x| Library x| Personal copy.
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    a| Geology.
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    a| Geology x| Religious aspects.
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    a| Human beings x| Origin.
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    a| Evolution x| Religous aspects.
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    a| Evolution x| Religious aspects x| Christianity.
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    a| Creationism.
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