New York: Harper and Brothers, 1873. First American Edition. Octavo. Item #022328
534pp. (2)pp. publisher's ads. Illustrated with two hundred and fifty maps or figures, and twenty-seven maps printed in colors. This work covers hurricanes and whirlwinds, dunes, the shores and islands, climate, fauna, earth and its flora and more. Bound in brown cloth centrally stamped in gilt depicting earth, spine lettering gilt, dark brown endpapers, soiling to covers, no names or bookplates. A very good copy with occasional spots of foxing.