And geology, how animals [& humans] evolved. The Savage World: a complete natural history of the world's creatures, fishes, reptiles, insects, birds and mammals: founded upon the theory of the progression of species, and in accordance with genetic revelation, scriptural truths, and the harmony of nature.. 10.5" by 8" w/ 722 pages. Embellished with over 1500 elegant engravings.. ILLUSTRATING THE ANIMALS OF THE EARTH IN THEIR NATURAL CONDITION.
And 2 magnificent colored plates. Almost every page is illustrated - many with more than 1 picture! From the pre-face [sounds like he was trying to please the Evolutionist & the Creationist]. While the idea serving me as a basis may have been conceived by others, and is intimated by Buffon, yet I may claim for the plan an originality that is likely to invite, if not excite, the criticisms of such strict scientists as hold tenaciously to the theory that there can be no common correspondence between geology and the Genetic account of creation...
It is to the rocks, the strata and the fossils, that we must turn for information respecting the age of the earth and the creatures that have peopled it in the eons of the past. Though they can not speak, yet upon each God has written , in a language which those who carefully study can read, with infinite delight, the records of the ages.
FOUNDED UPON THE THEORY OF THE PROGRESSION OF SPECIES, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH GENETIC REVELATION, SCRIPTURAL TRUTHS, AND THE HARMONY OF NATURE. With Introduction Describing the Geological Ages, Changes in the Earths Crusts, Fossil Remains of Extinct Animals , and Monsters of the Ancient Seas. Replete with anecdote, incident, and adventure, illustrative of the habits of the animals described. Abounding With Thrilling Experiences, Wonderful Discovery, Exciting Episodes, and Descriptions of the Marvelous Curiosities of Nature in all parts of the Globe. Lower invertebrates, fishes, reptiles, insects, birds, bats, and mammals; facts on the Paleozoic Era, Carboniferous Period, Mesozoic Era, Triassic Period, Jurassic Age.
Cretaceous Period, Neozoic Era, Tertiary Age, & the. Quaternary Age [2.6 million years ago to today].
Apx 700 animals , dinosaur bones too! Photos carefully as they are part of the description. All of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees. For its age [131 years old].Boards - very secure, some spots to the back cover, but nothing too bad for its age / bottom of the boards are worn. Pages secure, except one which is loose [shown] / textblock cracked once. Good -2 small splits to the edge of the front spine. Spine ends - both replaced with black ribbon top looks better than the bottom which is shown last picture. Worn & glued back together. Inner hinges - front 1 taped, back one not too bad. Pages - generally very clean but toned and some-what brittle.
You can flip through the pages fine, but be careful as you turn individual pages. Rips /folds - several rips - most small & most taped with doc. / some chipped edges / no bad folds that I saw. I have had 2 of these in my book career, and this one is in the best shape, the others were completely falling apart. Grab it if you want it - good copies are a rarity!A RARE ONE FOR YOUR LIBRARY! Please Add me to your Favorites list. AND check back now and then to see what's new!
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T can take up to 14 days to get back East. All others please contact me. This book is very old and.May have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke]. Dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! My nose doesn't work like it use to. So the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -this book does not smell bad. The item "RARE ANTIQUE BOOK SAVAGE WORLD ANIMALS DINOSAURS MONSTERS DARWINISM 1500 PICTS" is in sale since Friday, June 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animals\Wild Animals\Other Wild Animal Collectibles". The seller is "craminn" and is located in Sherwood, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.