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The Resource Peeps at nature, or, God's works and man's wants

Peeps at nature, or, God's works and man's wants

Label
Peeps at nature, or, God's works and man's wants
Title
Peeps at nature, or, God's works and man's wants
Title variation
God's works and man's wants
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Peeps at nature, or, God's works and man's wants
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Earliest date established from Brown, P. London publishers and printers c. 1800-1870, p. 157
  • Wood engravings: title vignette, illustrations, tail-pieces
  • Publisher's advertisement: [2] p. at end
Contents
The new planet -- Why do we sleep at night? or, Times and seasons -- How are people kept on the earth? or, The law of attraction -- The invisible fluid, or, Our own atmosphere -- A story for a wet day, or, Clouds and rain -- The harvest moon, or, What makes the tides? -- A dark morning, or, Eclipses -- The brilliant wanderer, or, A chapter on comets -- November nights, or, What is a star? -- The orb of day, or, Solar influence -- The coloured arch, or, A rainbow and dewdrops -- Alexander's orrery, or, The extent of the universe -- Who found it out? or, The history of discovery
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
194, [2] p.
Note
  • Green straight morocco grain cloth over boards, blocked in blind; spine blocked in gold; yellow-tinted endpapers.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
Other physical details
ill. (wood-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32048443
  • ucoclc32048443
Label
Peeps at nature, or, God's works and man's wants
Publication
Note
  • Earliest date established from Brown, P. London publishers and printers c. 1800-1870, p. 157
  • Wood engravings: title vignette, illustrations, tail-pieces
  • Publisher's advertisement: [2] p. at end
Contents
The new planet -- Why do we sleep at night? or, Times and seasons -- How are people kept on the earth? or, The law of attraction -- The invisible fluid, or, Our own atmosphere -- A story for a wet day, or, Clouds and rain -- The harvest moon, or, What makes the tides? -- A dark morning, or, Eclipses -- The brilliant wanderer, or, A chapter on comets -- November nights, or, What is a star? -- The orb of day, or, Solar influence -- The coloured arch, or, A rainbow and dewdrops -- Alexander's orrery, or, The extent of the universe -- Who found it out? or, The history of discovery
Dimensions
15 cm.
Extent
194, [2] p.
Note
  • Green straight morocco grain cloth over boards, blocked in blind; spine blocked in gold; yellow-tinted endpapers.
  • Ex libris Elvah Karshner.
Other physical details
ill. (wood-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32048443
  • ucoclc32048443

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