Broadside and book it advertises; Marvels of the Universe
[Broadside and Book]. Northrop, Henry David, D.D. Earth, Sea and Sky or Marvels I’d the Universe being a full and graphic description of all that is wonderful in every continent of the globe, in the world of waters and the starry heavens. Containing Thrilling Adventures on Land and Sea renowned discoveries of the world’s greatest explorers in all ages, and remarkable phenomena in every realm of nature. Embracing The Striking Physical Features of the Earth the peculiar characteristics of the human race, of animals, birds, insects, etc., including a vivid description of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans and of the polar seas, the monsters of the deep, beautiful seashells and plants, singular fishes, and dwellers in the world of waters, remarkable ocean currents, etc. Together with the Amazing Phenomena of the Solar and Starry Systems the whole comprising a Vast Treasury of all that is Marvelous and Wonderful in the earth, sea, air, and skies. Embellished with over 300 fine engravings.
Philadelphia: National Publishing Company, . First edition. Illustrated broadside advertising the publication of this amusing book, seeking buyers and agents. Accompanied by a copy of the book: Thick octavo, profusely illustrated, bound in original green cloth decorated in gold and colors. The book a bit rubbed, the broadside with spotting and tears. (#kfk218)